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The nation has offended Providence.  We formed our Constitution without any acknowledgment of God;  without any recognition of His mercies to us, as a people, of His government, or even of His existence.  The [Constitutional] Convention, by which it was formed, never asked even once, His direction, or His blessings, upon their labours.  Thus we commenced our national existence under the present system, without God.
    —    Yale Seminary President Timothy Dwight
Address to students, July 23, 1812
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