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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 Testimony of God Against Slavery: A Collection of Passages from the ... - Page 69
by La Roy Sunderland - 1836 - 177 pages
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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, the most unremitting despotism on the one part; and degrading submissions on the other." Even worse, the slaveowner's child imitates...
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - 572 pages
...be an unhappy 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...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....
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The Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 2003 - 276 pages
...he is to be removed 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...boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it;...
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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

Stephen E. Ambrose - History - 2002 - 289 pages
...his only book, Notes on the State of Virginia, Jefferson's chapter on slavery includes this passage: "The whole commerce between master and slave is a...boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it....
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The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America

David Kazanjian - Social Science - 2003 - 336 pages
...that two discrete revolutionary possibilities exist in the colonies, and registers his terror of one: The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual...boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. ... of the proprietors of slaves a very small...
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Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography

Milton Meltzer - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 156 pages
...be an unhappy 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...boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this and learn to imitate it...
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A Hideous Monster of the Mind

Bruce Dain - History - 2002 - 350 pages
...owning slaves brutalized whites, with every white child absorbing the spirit of tyranny from the crib: "The whole commerce between master and slave is a...boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other . . . The man must be a prodigy who can retain...
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Reparations for Slavery: A Reader

Ronald P. Salzberger, Mary Turck - History - 2004 - 368 pages
...Schwarz, "What Jefferson 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...boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it....
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Clotel: or, The President's Daughter

William Wells Brown - Fiction - 2003 - 324 pages
...Thomas Jefferson, the man who, when speaking against slavery in the legislature of Virginia, said, "The whole commerce between master and slave is a...boisterous passions; the most unremitting despotism on the one part and degrading submission on the other. With what execration should the statesman be loaded...
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Huck’s Raft: A History of American Childhood

Steven Mintz - Family & Relationships - 2004 - 472 pages
...social inferiority.28 Play, too, could buttress a sense of subordination. Thomas Jefferson believed that "the whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions . . . Our children see this, and learn to imitate it." In fact many interracial games reenacted the...
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