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	here's another gem 


	"...Why should Pennsylvania, founded by the English, become a
	Colony of Aliens, who will shortly be so numerous as to
	Germanize us instead of our Anglifying them, and will never
	adopt our Language or Customs, any more than they can acquire
	our Complexion. 

	24.  Which leads me to add one Remark: That the
	Number of purely white People in the World is proportionably
	very small. All Africa is black or tawny. Asia chiefly tawny.
	America (exclusive of the new Comers) wholly so. And in Europe,
	the Spaniards, Italians, French, Russians and Swedes, are
	generally of what we call a swarthy Complexion; as are the
	Germans also, the Saxons only excepted, who with the English,
	make the principal Body of White People on the Face of the
	Earth. I could wish their Numbers were increased. And while we
	are, as I may call it, Scouring our Planet, by clearing America
	of Woods, and so making this Side of our Globe reflect a
	brighter Light to the Eyes of Inhabitants in Mars or Venus, why
	should we in the Sight of Superior Beings, darken its People?
	why increase the Sons of Africa, by Planting them in America,
	where we have so fair an Opportunity, by excluding all Blacks
	and Tawneys, of increasing the lovely White and Red? But
	perhaps I am partial to the Compexion of my Country, for such
	Kind of Partiality is natural to Mankind."