The Golden Sextant
“A republic, if you can keep it.”
“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
of a Republic
Rule of Law
and Equality before the Law
A product of the American century, Belmont Hill was founded in the wake of the country’s emergence from the Great War as a major power. Despite almost failing as the Great Depression morphed into World War II, by war’s end the School had recovered, and in the war’s...
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