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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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2633. ENGLAND, Flagitious government.—[continued].
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2633. ENGLAND, Flagitious government.—[continued].

I consider [the British] government as the most flagitious which has
existed since the days of Philip of Macedon,
whom they make their model. It is not only
founded in corruption itself, but insinuates
the same poison into the bowels of every
other, corrupts its councils, nourishes factions,
stirs up revolutions, and places its own
happiness in fomenting commotions and civil
wars among others, thus rendering itself truly
the hostis humani generis.
To John Adams. Washington ed. vii, 46.