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Unformatted text preview: sense, she criticizes the way in which France has conducted its ultimate quest for freedom and implies that its revolutionaries have likely confused licentiousness and liberty, or have at least acted in a licentious manner while pursuing liberty. Murrays reaction to the French Revolution is typical of her political party, the Federalists, who generally believed that the radical notion of overthrowing an entire governmental system with no alternative plan is ludicrous and lacking in virtue....
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