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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Antony Jay

in Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199572687
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191757655
Fisher Ames  (1758–1808)

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A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom;

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