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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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2656. ENGLAND, Kindred ties.—
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2656. ENGLAND, Kindred ties.—

the English people under a government which
should treat us with justice and equity, I
should myself feel with great strength the ties
which bind us together, of origin, language,
laws, and manners; and I am persuaded the
two people would become in future, as it was
with the ancient Greeks, among whom it was
reproachful for Greek to be found fighting
against Greek in a foreign army. [168]
To John Adams. Washington ed. vii, 45.
(M. 1816)


Adams wrote in reply: “Britain will never be
our friend until we are her master. This will happen
in less time than you and I have been struggling
with her power, provided we remain united.”—