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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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7539. REVOLUTION (French), Principles of.—
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7539. REVOLUTION (French), Principles of.—

I continue eternally attached to the
principles of your [the French] Revolution.
I hope it will end in the establishment of
some firm government, friendly to liberty, and
capable of maintaining it. If it does, the world
will become inevitably free. If it does not, I
feel that the zealous apostles of English despotism
here, will increase the number of its disciples.
However, we shall still remain free.
Though they may harass our spirits, they cannot
make impression on our centre.—
To J. P. Brissot de Warville. Ford ed., vi, 249.
(Pa., May. 1793)