"All the resources of reason and of wrath were exhausted by each party in support of its own, anti-federalists, the other tories and refugees, into their bosom."
"Of this acrimony, the public paper of the day exhibit ample testimony, in debates of Congress, of the State Legislatures, of stump-orator, in be added private correspondeces of individuals; and less guarded in these, because not mean for public eye, not restrained by the respect due to that, but poured forth from overflowing of the heart into the bosom of freind, as a momentary easement of our...feelings. (or self satisfaction)"
The Republic of Reason
At that time Herod the tetrarch heard the of the fame of Jesus...
And certainly this emperor at least had some interet in Jesus to hear him out...
27For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
28Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.
29For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock.
30Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.
31Therefore watch, and remember, that by the space of three years I ceased not to warn every one night and day with tears.
32And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
33I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
34Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me.
35I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
36And when he had thus spoken, he kneeled down, and prayed with them all.
37And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him,
38Sorrowing most of all for the words which he spake, that they should see his face no more. And they accompanied him unto the ship.