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Vortäuschungen {pl}Plural (die) pretenses (Am.)American English


The people of America are aware that inducements to war may arise out of these circumstances, as well as from others not so obvious at present, and that whenever such inducements may find fit time and opportunity for operation, pretenses to color and justify them will not be wanting.
They would each choose to have some counterpoise, and pretenses could easily be contrived.
Should this at any time happen, how easy would it be to fabricate pretenses of approaching danger!
Projects of usurpation cannot be masked under pretenses so likely to escape the penetration of select bodies of men, as of the people at large.

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