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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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Speeches in Congress [1841-1852]

Joshua Reed Giddings - Slavery - 1853 - 538 pages
...this point, Mr. Jefferson, in his " Notes on Virginia," says : " The whole commerce between muster and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous...unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on the other. " The man mast be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved...
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The Pro-slavery Argument: As Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers of ...

Slavery - 1853 - 508 pages
...philanthropic a heart is justly entitled. " The whole commerce between master and slave," says he, " is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions...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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The Pro-slavery Argument: As Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers of ...

Slavery - 1853 - 518 pages
...most boisterous passions ; the most 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—this quality is the germ of education in him. From his cradle to his grave, he is learning...
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The Militant South, 1800-1861

John Hope Franklin - History - 2002 - 340 pages
...1782. In his Notes on Virginia he observed that the whole relationship between master and slave was "a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...one part; and degrading submissions on the other." Even worse, the slaveowner's child imitates it. Seeing the parent storm, he "catches the lineaments...
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Educational Reform: A Self Scrutinizing Memoir

Seymour Bernard Sarason - Education - 2002 - 305 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...the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting depotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this and learn to...
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Thomas Jefferson and the Rhetoric of Virtue

James L. Golden, Professor Emeritus James L Golden, Alan L. Golden - History - 2002 - 562 pages
...passions," revealing "unremitting despotism," and "degrading submissions. . . ." To make matters worse, "our children see this, and learn to imitate it ... for man is an imitative animal." When parents become excessively angry causing a loss of self-control when dealing with their slaves,...
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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

Stephen E. Ambrose - History - 2002 - 289 pages
...on the State of Virginia, Jefferson's chapter on slavery includes this passage: "The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous pasTO AMERICA 3 sions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on...
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The Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 2003 - 276 pages
...beyond the reach of mixture. 1782 Notes on the State of Virginia. (WTJ III, 250) The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of...learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal. 1782 Notes on the State of Virginia. (WTJ III, 266) The spirit of the master is abating, that of the...
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Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography

Milton Meltzer - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 156 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...other. Our children see this and learn to imitate it ... The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in...
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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

Stephen E. Ambrose - History - 2002 - 289 pages
...on the State of Virginia, Jefferson's chapter on slavery includes this passage: "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 intemperance...
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