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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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8895. WAR, Monarchies and.—

War is
not the most favorable moment for divesting
the monarchy of power. On the contrary, it
is the moment when the energy of a single
hand shows itself in the most seducing form.—
To H. S. Crevecœur. Washington ed. ii, 458.
(P. 1788)