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" I cannot have escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth, my errors have been of the understanding, not of intention ; and that the advancement of their rights and interests has been the constant motive for every measure. "
The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany - Page 56
1809
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Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States from ...

United States. President - Presidents - 1842 - 754 pages
...hare escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth, my errors hare been of the understanding, not of intention; and that the advancement of their rights and interests have been the constant motive for every measure. On these considerations I solicit their indulgence....
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The African Repository, Volume 20

African Americans - 1844
...under all embarrassments. In my public transactions, I cannot entirely have escaped error. But I can say with truth, my errors have been of the understanding...— not of intention ; and that the advancement of the rights and interests of my fellow-citizens has been the constant motive for every action ; and...
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The Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States ..., Volume 1

United States. President - Presidents - 1846
...1 can not have escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth, ray errors have been of the understanding, not of intention...Looking forward with anxiety to their future destinies, I trust that, in their steady character unshaken by difficulties, in their love of liberty, obedience...
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Annals of the Congress of the United States

United States. Congress - Law - 1853
...transaction of their business I cannot have escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth my errors have been of the understanding,...Looking forward with anxiety to their future destinies, I trust, that, in their steady character, unshaken by difficulties, in their love of liberty, obedience...
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The Statesman's Manual: The Addresses and Messages of the ..., Volume 1

United States. President - Electronic books - 1854
...transaction of their business 1 can not have escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth, my errors have been of the understanding,...Looking forward with anxiety to their future destinies, I trust that, in their steady character unshaken by difficulties, iivtheir love of liberty, obedience...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...transaction of their business I cannot have escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth, my errors have been of the understanding,...Looking forward with; anxiety to their future destinies, I trust that, in their steady character unshaken by difficulties, in their love of liberty, obedience...
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THE LIFE AND TIMES ON THOMAS JEFFERSON

SAMUEL M. SOHMUCKER - 1857
...transaction of their businesss I cannot have escaped error—it is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth my errors have been of the understanding,...Looking forward with anxiety to their future destinies, I trust, that in their steady character, unshaken by difficulties, in their love of liberty, obedience...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Nov. 7, 1808-March ...

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Law - 1857
...It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I oriv with truth nay errors have been of the unnot of intention, and that the advancement of their rights...Looking forward with anxiety to their future destinies, I trust that, in their steady character, unshaken by difficulties, in their love of liberty, obedience...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...transaction of their business I cannot have escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nture. But I may say with truth, my errors have been of the understanding,...Looking forward with anxiety to their future destinies, I trust that, in their steady character unshaken by difficulties, in their love of liberty, obedience...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - United States - 1858
...transaction of their business I cannot have escaped error. It is incident to our imperfect nature. But I may say with truth, my errors have been of the understanding,...Looking forward with anxiety to their future destinies, I trust that, in their steady character unshaken by difficulties, in their love of liberty, obedience...
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