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Quote from James Fenimore Cooper,

"Commerce is entitled to a complete and efficient protection in all its legal rights, but the moment it presumes to control a country, or to substitute its fluctuating expedients for the high principles of natural justice that ought to lie at the root of every political system, it should be frowned on, and rebuked."


James Fenimore Cooper (more quotes by James Fenimore Cooper or books by/about James Fenimore Cooper)

(1789-1851) American Novelist


The American Democrat, 1838


Commerce, Control, Justice, Law, Politics, Rights, Safety


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