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Fisher Ames

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No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without being a reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.

— Fisher Ames

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A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.

— Fisher Ames

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The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.

— Fisher Ames

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The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.

— Fisher Ames

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Four years later in 1808 he died in Dedham on July 4. Hamilton's Federalists (of which Ames was one) although they too agreed with a Republic advocated a stronger federal government with similar powers to the British example. London: John W.

FiFisher Amesr Ames (April 9 1758 – July 4 1808) was a Representative in the United States Congress from the 1st Congressional District of Massachusetts.

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