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To a President.

ALL you are doing and saying is to America dangled
mirages;
You have not learn'd of Nature—of the politics of Na-
ture, you have not learn'd the great amplitude,
rectitude, impartiality;
You have not seen that only such as they are for These
States,
And that what is less than they, must sooner or later
lift off from These States.

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