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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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2765. EUROPE, Antagonism to America.—
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2765. EUROPE, Antagonism to America.—

What is the whole system of Europe
towards America but an atrocious and insulting
tyranny? One hemisphere of the
earth, separated from the other by wide seas
on both sides, having a different system of interests
flowing from different climates, different
soils, different productions, different
modes of existence, and its own local relations
and duties, is made subservient to all
the petty interests of the other, to their laws,
their regulations, their passions and wars, and
interdicted from social intercourse, from the
interchange of mutual duties and comforts
with their neighbors, enjoined on all men by
the laws of nature. Happily these abuses of
human rights are drawing to a close on both
our continents, and are not likely to survive
the present mad contest of the lions and tigers
of the other.—
To Clement Caine. Washington ed. vi, 13. Ford ed., ix, 329.
(M. 1811)