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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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3175. FRANCE, Restoration of.—[continued].

France is too highminded,
has too much innate force, intelligence and
elasticity, to remain under its present compression.
Samson will arise in his strength,
as of old, and as of old, will burst asunder
the withes and the cords, and the webs of the
Philistines. But what are to be the scenes
of havoc and horror, and how widely they
may spread between brethren of the same
house, our ignorance of the interior feuds
and antipathies of the country places beyond
our ken. It will end, nevertheless, in a representative
government, in a government in
which the will of the people will be an effective
To Benjamin Austin. Washington ed. vi, 520. Ford ed., x, 8.
(M. 1816)