An Inquiry Into The Formation Of Washington's Farewell Address by Horace BinneyAn Inquiry Into The Formation Of Washington's Farewell Address by Horace Binney

An Inquiry Into The Formation Of Washington's Farewell Address

byHorace Binney

Paperback | January 11, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1859. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... perience may point out its errors, seems to promise everything that can be expected from such an institution; and, if supported by wise counsels, by virtuous conduct, and by mutual and friendly allowances, must approach as near to perfection as any human work can aspire, and nearer than any which the annals of mankind have recorded. "With these wishes and hopes, I shall make my exit from civil life; and I have taken the same liberty of expressing them, which I formerly used in offering the sentiments which were suggested by my exit from military life. "If, in either instance, I have presumed more than I ought, on the indulgence of my fellow-citizens, they will be too generous to ascribe it to any other cause, than the extreme solicitude which I am bound to feel, and which I can never cease to feel, for their liberty, their prosperity, and their happiness." "Had the situation of our public affairs continued Thints, Oe Heads! r Of Topics. J to wear the same aspect they assumed at the time the foregoing address was drawn, I should not have taken the liberty of troubling you, my fellow-citizens, with any new sentiment, or with a repetition more in detail of those, which are therein contained; but considerable changes having taken place, both. at home and abroad, I shall ask your indulgence while I express, with more lively sensibility, the following most ardent wishes of my heart. "That party disputes among all the friends and lovers of their country may subside, or, as the wisdom of Providence has ordained that men on the same subjects shall not always think alike, that charity and benevolence, when they happen to differ, may so far shed their benign influence, as to banish those invectives which proceed from illiberal prejudices and jealousy. "That, as the All-wis...
Title:An Inquiry Into The Formation Of Washington's Farewell AddressFormat:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021777301X

ISBN - 13:9780217773010