Complete Prose Works (1892)

Not the least mentionable part of the case, (a streak, it may be, of that humor with which history and fate love to contrast their gravity,) is that although neither of my great authorities during their lives consider'd the United States worthy of serious mention, all the principal works of both might not inappropriately be this day collected and bound up under the conspicuous title: "Speculations for the use of North America, and Democracy there, with the relations of the same to Metaphysics, inc fading Lessons and Warnings (encouragements too, and of the vastest,) from the Old World to the New.


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