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The Jeffersonian cyclopedia;

a comprehensive collection of the views of Thomas Jefferson classified and arranged in alphabetical order under nine thousand titles relating to government, politics, law, education, political economy, finance, science, art, literature, religious freedom, morals, etc.;

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510. ARMY, A mercenary.—[continued].
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510. ARMY, A mercenary.—[continued].

He is at this time, transporting
large armies of foreign mercenaries to complete the works of death, desolation,
and tyranny, already begun, with circumstances
of cruelty and perfidy [30] unworthy the
head of a civilized nation.—
Declaration of Independence as Drawn by Jefferson.


Congress inserted after “perfidy” the words
“scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages and