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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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Lies Across America: What American Historic Sites Get Wrong

James W. Loewen - Education - 2007 - 464 pages
..."Commerce between master and slave is despotism." Padover distilled these seven words from the sentence, "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," that Jefferson placed much earlier. Jefferson...
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Thomas Jefferson und das Problem der Sklaverei

Johannes Steffens - 2007 - 49 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 Andererseits...
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America's Survival Guide

Michael Warren - History - 2007 - 235 pages
...of these freedom fighters were slaveholders, of course, was rank hypocrisy. Jefferson admitted that "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." Moreover, the slavery perpetrated by the colonists...
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Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire Under Democracy

John Patrick Diggins - History - 2008 - 323 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 Stronger Kinship: One Town's Extraordinary Story of Hope and Faith

Anna-Lisa Cox - Social Science - 2007 - 300 pages
...slave owner and deeply conflicted over slavery and the role of people from Africa in America — wrote, "The whole commerce between master and slave is a...passions. . . . The most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other." He was aware that this was a system that corrupted...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 1236 pages
...be an unhappy influence on the manners of our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. ncile Britain and America. The last cord now is broken, the people of England are the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it;...
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The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America

Robert Pierce Forbes - History - 2009 - 380 pages
...people, produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master and slaves is a perpetual exercise of the most 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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All Honor to Jefferson?: The Virginia Slavery Debates and the Positive Good ...

Erik S. Root - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 268 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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Dancing on the White Page: Black Women Entertainers Writing Autobiography

Kwakiutl L. Dreher - Social Science - 2008 - 240 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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Safire's Political Dictionary

William Safire - Political Science - 2008 - 888 pages
...writings is boisterous: "Timid men . . . prefer the calm of despotism to the boisterous sea of liberty." "The whole commerce between master and slave is a...perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions." And Theodore Roosevelt, exponent of "the strenuous life," used the word strenuous repeatedly. Adlai...
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