Author: Richard (220.196.255.---)
Date: 12-29-05 08:42
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We\'re in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our
military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.
Without fear and illness, I could never have accomplished all I
The sculptor, and the painter also, should be trained in these
arts: grammar, geometry, philosophy, medicine, astronomy,
perspective, history, anatomy, theory of design, arithmetic.
Tis done. We have become a nation.
Benjamin Rush, on the ratification of the Constitution, letter to Boudinot, July 9, 1788