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Townsend Harris Quotes

The President regards the Japanese as a brave people; but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts; hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed.
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The nations of the West hope that by means of steam communication all the world will become as one family.

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In time of war steamships and improved arms are the most important things.

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The United States have no possessions in the east and do not desire to have any, as other countries do.

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We do not wish to open your ports to foreign trade all at once.

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The President wishes the Japanese to be very prudent about the introduction of opium, and if a treaty is made, he wishes that opium may be strictly prohibited.

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