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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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898. BONAPARTE (N.), United States and.—[continued].
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898. BONAPARTE (N.), United States and.—[continued].

I never expected to be
under the necessity of wishing success to
Bonaparte. But the English being equally tyrannical
at sea as he is on land, and that tyranny
bearing on us in every point of either
honor or interest, I say, “down with England,
” and as for what Bonaparte is then to
do to us, let us trust to the chapter of accidents.
I cannot, with the Anglomen, prefer
a certain present evil to a future hypothetical
To Thomas Leiper. Ford ed., ix, 130.
(M. Aug. 1807)