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  • " In England," he says, " it was received with cold indifference, little read, and speedily forgotten.
  • The Phddon was an immediate success, and besides being often reprinted in German was speedily translated into nearly all the European languages, including English.
  • The latter, besides its more obvious advantages, speedily freed large tracts of country from stagnant water and their inhabitants from ague, and prepared the way for the underground draining which soon after began to be practised.
  • Violence speedily followed; the local militia was called out, but since only a few would serve the only means found to quiet the people was an alleged promise from the governor that if they would petition him for redress and go to their homes he would see that justice was done.
  • A second convention met at Fayetteville in November 1789 and the constitution was speedily ratified (on the 13th) by a vote of 195 to 77.
 

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