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Henry Clay Quotes: Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
         

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.


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Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
         



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All legislation is founded upon the principle of mutual concession.





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