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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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8518. TREASON, Security against.—
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8518. TREASON, Security against.—

The framers of our Constitution certainly
supposed they had guarded, as well their government
against destruction by treason, as
their citizens against oppression, under pretence


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of it; and if these ends are not attained,
it is of importance to enquire by what
means, more effectual, they may be secured.—
Seventh Annual Message. Washington ed. viii, 88. Ford ed., ix, 164.