Nevertheless, his record here was not clear of blots, showing a few regrettable inconsistencies.
It blots out much supposed knowledge, but throws a vivid and interesting light on the reconstrued process of history.
Moreover, Jefferson's ideals were high; his reasons for changes were in general excellent; he at least so far resisted the great pressure for office - producing by his resistance dissatisfaction within his party - as not to have lowered, apparently, the personnel of the service; and there were no such blots on his administration as President Adams's "midnight judges."
These blots are her handiwork.
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