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4231. JUSTICE, International.—[further continued].

We are firmly convinced,
and we act on that conviction, that with nations,
as with individuals, our interests
soundly calculated, will ever be found inseparable
from our moral duties; and history
bears witness to the fact, that a just nation
is trusted on its word, when recourse is had
to armaments and wars to bridle others.—
Second Inaugural Address. Washington ed. viii, 40. Ford ed., viii, 343.