George Washington on the Difference between Commercial and Political Relations with other Countries (1796)

This passage comes from George Washington’s “Farewell Address” given on September 19, 1796:

Bernard Mandeville on how the Hardships and Fatigues of War bear most heavily on the “working slaving People” (1732)

This passage comes from Remark L by Bernard Mandeville in The Fable of the Bees or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits (1732):

Thomas Gordon compares the Greatness of Spartacus with that of Julius Caesar (1721)

The USA cable channel made a remake (first done brilliantly by Stanley Kubrick over 40 years ago) of the story of “Spartacus” who led a slave revolt against the Roman Empire. Here is what one of our authors (Thomas Gordon from Cato’s Letters (1721)) has to say about Spartacus, in comparison with Julius Caesar: