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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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2708. EPICURUS, Doctrines of.—

doctrines of Epicurus, notwithstanding the calumnies
of the Stoics and caricatures of Cicero,
is the most rational system remaining of the


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philosophy of the ancients, as frugal of vicious
indulgence, and fruitful of virtue as the hyperbolical
extravagances of his rival sects.—
To Charles Thompson. Washington ed. vi, 518. Ford ed., x, 6.
(M. 1816)