or would the sight of it bring recollections calculated to enervate
An artful cabal in that council would be able to distract and to enervate
the whole system of administration.
For great empires, while they stand, do enervate
and destroy the forces of the natives which they have subdued, resting upon their own protecting forces; and then when they fail also, all goes to ruin, and they become a prey.
What is the nature of the luxury which enervates
and destroys nations?
A perilous solitude, for it lasted long enough to enervate
, not long enough to fortify me.