. That is, an honest man is a lonely man. For JA
's use of this quotation in essentially the same sense as Mazzei does here, see his
letter of 4 Oct. to C. W. F. Dumas, note 4
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2016.