A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression.
There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms, and no possible disadvantage.
It is because the people are citizens that they are with safety armed.
How could you fear a dearth? Have not mankind tho' slain by millions, millions left behind?