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3522. GOVERNMENT, Monarchical.—

Blessed effect of a kingly government, where
a pretended insult to the sister of a king,
is to produce the wanton sacrifice of a
hundred or two thousand of the people who


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have entrusted themselves to his government,
and as many of his enemies! And
we think ours a bad government.—
To Governor Rutledge. Washington ed. ii, 234.
(P. 1787)