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Fisher Ames (1758–1808)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Eighth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199668700
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191758034
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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