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July 30, 1796
Towards the execution of such a plan, nothing is more essential than that antipathies against particular nations and passionate attachments for others should be avoided, and that instead of them we should cultivate just and amicable feelings towards all. That nation which indulges towards another an habitual hatred or an habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity, or to its affection -- either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and interest.

Hamilton's draft of George Washington's Farewell Address, July 30, 1796
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