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[372] trade, disputes between colony and colony, the post-
Chap. LXIII.} 1776. May.
office, and the unappropriated public lands.

In the separate colonies, he urged that all the youth should be liberally educated, and all men be required to keep arms and to be trained to their use. A country having a constitution founded on these principles, diffusing knowledge among the people, and inspiring them with the conscious dignity becoming freemen, would, ‘when compared with the regions of monarchical or aristocratical domination, seem an Arcadia or an Elysium.’

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