Since private and publick Vices, are in Reality, though not always apparently…




Since private and publick Vices, are in Reality, though not always apparently…

Since private and publick Vices, are in Reality, though not always apparently… --Samuel Adams

Since private and publick Vices, are in Reality, though not always apparently, so nearly connected, of how much Importance, how necessary is it, that the utmost Pains be taken by the Publick, to have the Principles of Virtue early inculcated on the Minds even of children, and the moral Sense kept alive, and that the wise institutions of our Ancestors for these great Purposes be encouraged by the Government.

Samuel Adams

Year: 1775
Context: Letter to James Warren
Tags: Institutions, ancestors, children, government, minds, moral, principles, vices, virtue



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