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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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3174. FRANCE, Restoration of.—

It is
impossible that France should rest under her
present oppressions and humiliations. She


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will rise in that gigantic strength which cannot
be annihilated, and will fatten her fields
with the blood of her enemies. I only wish
she may exercise patience and forbearance
until divisions among [the Allies] may give
her a choice of sides.—
To M. Dupont de Nemours. Washington ed. vi, 508.
(M. 1815)