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" The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. "
The Enemies of the Constitution Discovered: Or, An Inquiry Into the Origin ... - Page 74
by William Thomas - 1835 - 183 pages
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A Hideous Monster of the Mind

Bruce Dain - History - 2002 - 350 pages
...brutalized whites, with every white child absorbing the spirit of tyranny from the crib: "The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of...the one part, and degrading submissions on the other . . . The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances."...
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The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America

David Kazanjian - Social Science - 2003 - 334 pages
...revolutionary possibilities exist in the colonies, and registers his terror of one: The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of...one part, and degrading submissions on the other. . . . of the proprietors of slaves a very small proportion indeed are ever seen to labour. And can...
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - 572 pages
...influence on the manners of the people, produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of...unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on the other. Our children see this and learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal....
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Jefferson's Nephews: A Frontier Tragedy

History - 2004 - 502 pages
...influence on the manners of our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of...learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal. . . . The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs...
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Reparations for Slavery: A Reader

Ronald P. Salzberger, Mary Turck - History - 2004 - 368 pages
...Helps to Explain," The Atlantic Monthly, vol. 279, no. 3 (March 1997), pp. 60-72. The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of...other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it. ... If a parent could find no motive either in his philanthropy or his self-love, for restraining the...
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Clotel: or, The President's Daughter

William Wells Brown - Fiction - 2003 - 324 pages
...the man who, when speaking against slavery in the legislature of Virginia, said, "The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of...unremitting despotism on the one part and degrading submission on the other. With what execration should the statesman be loaded who, permitting one half...
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Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South ..., Volume 1

Michael O'Brien - History - 2004 - 800 pages
...rational liberty. This was a transposition of the familiar Jeffersonian objection to slavery, that it was "a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...one part, and degrading submissions on the other." 4 ' Dew's approach to the Greeks was sympathetic, anthropological about their religion, and inclined...
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Telling Others What to Think: Recollections of a Pundit

Edwin M Yoder, Jr. - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 292 pages
...whose "Notes on Virginia" are the most scalding of all condemnations of the master-slave relationship ("a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...one part and degrading submissions on the other") can hardly have failed to be tormented by this betrayal of that other, loftier self who wrote the soaring...
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Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia ...

Rhys Isaac - History - 2004 - 448 pages
...synonym for morals) is a tirade against the effects of slavery on the slave owners. 'The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of...boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on one part, the most degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this and learn to imitate it....
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Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New ...

Thelma Wills Foote - History - 2004 - 344 pages
...victim, what Thomas Jefferson described as "the whole commerce between master and slave [that was] a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on the other."173 Defined as an act of sexual violence against the person of another, rape...
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