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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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6514. PEACE, A policy of.—[further continued] .
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6514. PEACE, A policy of.—[further continued] .

The desire to preserve
our country from the calamities and ravages
of war, by cultivating a disposition, and pursuing
a conduct, conciliatory and friendly to
all nations, has been sincerely entertained
and faithfully followed. It was dictated by
the principles of humanity, the precepts of the
gospel, and the general wish of our country.—
Reply to Address. Washington ed. viii, 118.