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Quote Du Jour: Usage Which is Reasonable Generates Usage Which is Unreasonable

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: The usages which a particular community is found to have adopted in its infancy and in its primitive seats are generally those which are on the whole best suited to promote its physical and moral well-being; and, if … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour: The Irreconcilables

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: There can be no more formidable symptom of our time, and none more menacing to popular government, than the growth of Irreconcilable bodies within the mass of the population. Church and State are alike convulsed by them; but, … Continue reading

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