All see, and most admire, the glare which hovers round the external trappings of elevated office.




All see, and most admire, the glare which hovers round the external trappings of elevated office.

All see, and most admire, the glare which hovers round the external trappings of elevated office. --George Washington

All see, and most admire, the glare which hovers round the external trappings of elevated office. To me there is nothing in it, beyond the lustre which may be reflected from its connection with a power of promoting human felicity.

George Washington

Year: 1790
Context: Letter to Catherine Macaulay Graham
Tags: connection, elevated office, external trappings, glare, human felicity, lustre, power, see admire



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