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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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4060. JACKSON (Andrew), Passionate.—
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4060. JACKSON (Andrew), Passionate.—

I feel much alarmed at the prospect of seeing
General Jackson President. He is one of the most unfit men I know of for such a place.
He has had very little respect for laws or constitutions,
and is, in fact, an able military chief.
His passions are terrible. When I was President
of the Senate he was a Senator; and he
could never speak on account of the rashness
of his feelings. I have seen him attempt it
repeatedly, and as often choke with rage. His
passions are no doubt cooler now; he has been
much tried since I knew him, but he is a dangerous
Daniel Webster's Interview with Jefferson. Ford ed., x, 331.