But you also say that our oath of allegiance is a conditional matter, and to that I reply: ’You are my best friend, as you know, but if you formed a secret society and began working against the government—be it what it may—I know it is my duty to obey the government.
"Well, then, you know," Nicholas went on, growing hot at the mere recollection of their discussion, "he wanted to convince me that it is every honest man’s duty to go against the government, and that the oath of allegiance and duty….
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We owe no allegiance to the outdated ideas of our political party.
Did you pledge allegiance to the flag this morning?