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The second office of this government is honorable & easy, the first is but a splendid misery.Jefferson, Thomas
Source: Vice President THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to Elbridge Gerry, May 13, 1797.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Paul L. Ford, vol. 7, p. 120 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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