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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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Self-Government, the American Theme: Presidents of the Founding and Civil War

Will Morrisey - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 294 pages
...deprivation of the natural right of self-mastery of the slaves, but as a threat to self-mastery among whites: "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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Schools of Democracy: A Political History of the American Labor Movement

Clayton Sinyai - Business & Economics - 2006 - 310 pages
...relations of command and obedience despoil the civic virtue of both parties to the unhealthy relationship. "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," he contended. A practice "permitting one half...
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Southern Outcast: Hinton Rowan Helper and The Impending Crisis of the South

David Brown - History - 2006 - 334 pages
...Winthrop Jordan argues that from a very early 41. Crisis, 184. 42. Ibid., 409; Thomas Jefferson wrote that "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." Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia (1785;...
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Documenting American Violence: A Sourcebook

Christopher Waldrep, Michael Bellesiles - History - 2006 - 416 pages
...Thomas Jefferson had made the same point in regard to slavery in his Notes on the State of Virginia: 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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Thomas Jefferson: Philosopher and Politician

John P. Kaminski - 2005 - 100 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."1* In the mid-178os Jefferson saw the institution...
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Proslavery and Sectional Thought in the Early South, 1740-1829: An Anthology

Jeffrey Robert Young - History - 2006 - 280 pages
...position, he had read sundry passages from Mr. Jefferson's Notes; the most prominent were the following: "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. I tremble for my country, when I reflect that God is...
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Proslavery and Sectional Thought in the Early South, 1740-1829: An Anthology

Jeffrey Robert Young - History - 2006 - 280 pages
...position, he had read sundry passages from Mr. Jefferson's Notes; the most prominent were the following: "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. I tremble for my country, when I reflect that God is...
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Systemic Racism: A Theory of Oppression

Joe R. Feagin - Psychology - 2006 - 388 pages
...children from Jefferson's comment that white children on plantations routinely see the ways in which the "commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions." Jefferson expresses considerable (if brief) concern about slavery's impact on white children, although...
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Reading America: Text as a Cultural Force

Matthew Guillen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 688 pages
...supporting the "outcomes" he favors, is found in his elegiac references to Jefferson's condemning slavery as "a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism [...]" where only a "prodigy" 24 Rakove. 92 could "retain his manners and morals undepraved by such...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 266 pages
...met, Jefferson wrote that the practice of slavery corrupts society and clearly contradicts God's will. "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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