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" The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst of passions, and -thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 273
1872
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Echoes of Harper's Ferry ...

James Redpath - Biography & Autobiography - 1860 - 530 pages
...sufficient one that his . liiL! is present. But generally it is not sufficient. The parent utonns, the chili looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller xlares, gives IOOM to his worst passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny,...
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The White Man's Burden: Historical Origins of Racism in the United States

Winthrop D. Jordan - History - 1974 - 260 pages
...on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal. . . . The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped...
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Beyond Confederation: Origins of the Constitution and American National Identity

Richard R. Beeman, Stephen Botein, Edward Carlos Carter, Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.) - History - 1987 - 380 pages
...part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitiate it. ... The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it with...
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The Protestant Temperament: Patterns of Child-Rearing, Religious Experience ...

Philip Greven - History - 1988 - 449 pages
...experience the likelihood of children learning to be tyrannical from watching parents with slaves. "The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped...
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Empire for Liberty: Melville and the Poetics of Individualism

Wai Chee Dimock - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 268 pages
...on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal. . . . The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped...
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Intellectual Life in America: A History

Lewis Perry - History - 1989 - 479 pages
...the aspirations of dissenters to analysis of the "boisterous passions" churned up by slaveholding: "The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped...
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Foundations of American Constitutionalism

David A. J. Richards - Philosophy - 1989 - 332 pages
...immoral but its immorality was also connected to the consequence of more generalized political attitudes: The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped...
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Children and Childhood in Classical Athens

Mark Golden - History - 1993 - 292 pages
...their relations with one another, and to pursue this pattern of behavior as adults. As Jefferson says, The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose rein to the worst passions; and, thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but...
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The Fragility of Freedom: Tocqueville on Religion, Democracy, and the ...

Joshua Mitchell - History - 1999 - 292 pages
...unrelinquished — and perhaps indelible: Our children see this [commerce between master and slave], and learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal....lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the slaves something should be said. Unlike Montesquieu, for whom Negroes were not human beings (Spirit...
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Richard M. Weaver, 1910-1963: A Life of the Mind

Fred Douglas Young - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 244 pages
...children see this, and learn to imitate it. ... This quality is the germ of all education in him. . . . The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped...
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