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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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7349. REPUBLICANISM (Partisan), Ship of State and.—
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7349. REPUBLICANISM (Partisan), Ship of State and.—

The time is coming when we shall fetch up the lee-way of our
vessel. The changes in your House [of Representatives] I see, are going on for the better,
and even the Augean herd over your heads
are slowly purging off their impurities. Hold
on, then, that we may not shipwreck in the
To James Madison. Washington ed. iv, 112. Ford ed., vi, 519.
(M. Dec. 1794)