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Rights and Privileges

from Wall Street Journal, Notable and Quotable: John Quincy Adams But there is one principle which pervades all the institutions of this country, and which must always operate as an obstacle to the granting of favors to new comers. This…

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When Genius Would Wish to Live

“These are times in which genius would wish to live. It is not in the still calm of life or in the repose of a pacific station that great characters are formed. The habits of a vigorous mind are formed…

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