Golden Sextant

The Golden Sextant

“A republic, if you can keep it.”

–Benjamin Franklin

“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.”

— John Adams

Sound Money

Essential Feature
of a Republic

Rule of Law

and Equality before the Law


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Recent Postings

Dr. Howe’s Harvard 25th Reunion Report

Dr. Howe graduated from Noble & Greenough School in 1893 but did not enter Harvard until the fall of 1897 with the Class of 1901. During most of the intervening years he worked at the Plymouth Cordage Company in Plymouth, MA, to raise the money for college. Dr....

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New Look; New Section

After a long period of inactivity, The Golden Sextant returns with a new look and a new section. We have moved from our original PageMill platform to WordPress, thanks to some help from Boston Web Company, a Belmont neighbor.

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