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It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
Being no bigot myself to any mode of worship, I am disposed to endulge the professors of Christianity in the church, that road to heaven which to them shall seem the most direct plainest easiest and least liable to exception.
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone, and let your hand give in proportion to your purse.
Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.
I beg you be persuaded that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution.
My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty... it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
It is impossible to account for the creation of the universe without the agency of a Supreme Being.
I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent.
I am persuaded, you will permit me to observe, that the path of true piety is so plain as to require but little political direction.
Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
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