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" There is a rank due to the United States among nations which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace. one of the most powerful instruments... "
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an ... - Página 7
por United States. Congress - 1849
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The Militia of the United States: What it Has Been, what it Should be

Henry Lee - 1864 - 130 páginas
...prepared for war is ene of the most effectual means of preserving peace." Again in 1793 he says : — by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid...be known, that we are at all times ready for war." These are the exhortations of the Father of his Country. The ardent patriot, John Adams, who had studied...
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Annual Reports. Report of the Postmaster-General. Miscellaneous Reports

United States. Post Office Dept - 1864
...the lakes to the Hudson and the Atlantic. It was well said by Washington, "that if we desire peace, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war." The military position is, in a few words, this : On the American side, the northern frontier is defenceless....
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volumen7

John Church Hamilton - 1865
...nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our...be known, that we are at all times ready for war." Their efforts, at this time, to impart firmness to the counsels of the Administration were prompted...
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The Century, Volumen4

1872
...keep at a distance those painful appeals to arms, with which the history of every nation abounds. ... If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel...be known that we are, at all times, ready for war." So Washington formulated the maxim in his fifth Annual Message to Congress, for experience and observation...
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Works of Washington Irving: Washington

Washington Irving - 1870
...be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace — one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity — it must be known that we are, at all times, ready for war." In the spirit of these remarks, he urged measures to increase the amount of arms and ammunition in...
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Reports of the President and Treasurer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 1875
...indulge a persuasion that, contrary to the order of human events, they will forever keep at a distance 22 those painful appeals to arms, with which the history...be known that we are at all times ready for war." ******** Until the entire nature of the human race has become changed, it will be necessary to provide...
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The History of Democracy: Or, Political Progress, Historically ..., Volumen1

Nahum Capen - 1875 - 677 páginas
...be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid iиsult, we must be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure...be known, that we are at all times ready for war." l Burke gives great importance to education as the means of preparing the people for citizenship, —...
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Life and Letters of George Cabot

Henry Cabot Lodge - 1877 - 615 páginas
...nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by a reputation of weakness. If we desire peace, — one of the most powerful instruments of...be known, that we are at all times ready for war." As long as the United States adhered to this truly national policy, our dignity, neutrality, and self-respect...
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Our Country

Benson J. Lossing - 1877
...must be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war." Acting upon this hint Congress passed an act in the spring of 1794, authorizing the creation of a small...
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Life of Alexander Hamilton: A History of the Republic of the ..., Volumen7

John Church Hamilton - 1879
...nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our...be known, that we are at all times ready for war." Their efforts, at this time, to impart firmness to the counsels of the Administration were prompted...
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