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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 the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by... "
"Liberty": The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United ... - Page 13
by Julius Rubens Ames - 1837 - 231 pages
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Richard M. Weaver, 1910-1963: A Life of the Mind

Fred Douglas Young - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 244 pages
...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 it...can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances.11 Weaver also pointed to another trait that, while not peculiar to the American South,...
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U.S. History as Women's History: New Feminist Essays

Linda K. Kerber, Alice Kessler-Harris, Kathryn Kish Sklar - Social Science - 1995 - 492 pages
...of slave ownership "nursed, educated, and daily exercised" habits of tyranny, and he observed that "[t]he man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances." In this part of his discussion, Jefferson's customary verbal talent and intellectual suppleness turned...
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Macropolitics of Nineteenth-century Literature: Nationalism, Exoticism ...

Jonathan Arac, Harriet Ritvo - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 324 pages
...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 it with odious peculiarities. 35 Slavery was its own retribution, then, as it enforced mimesis within the family, as it "stamped"...
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Them Dark Days: Slavery in the American Rice Swamps

William Dusinberre - History - 1996 - 571 pages
...most unremitting despotism" toward the slaves; and the white child "thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it...can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances."146 If the system thus affected the masters, may it not have affected slaves too? The...
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Nationalism and the Color Line in George W. Cable, Mark Twain, and William ...

Barbara Ladd - Social Science - 1997 - 228 pages
...one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it. ... The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances." " The doubts revealed by Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia and other written work with reference...
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Sworn on the Altar of God: A Religious Biography of Thomas Jefferson

Edwin S. Gaustad - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 268 pages
...to the worst of passions," Jefferson wrote in the Notes. The child "thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it with odious peculiarities." Slavery had a lot to answer for, but one of its insurmountable burdens was that no amount of schooling...
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America's Nine Greatest Presidents

Frank P. King - Political Science - 1997 - 260 pages
...one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it. ... The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances."" In 1778 the Virginia Assembly banned the importation of slaves and encouraged owners to free their...
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The Jefferson Image in the American Mind

Merrill D. Peterson - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 572 pages
...circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it...and morals undepraved by such circumstances." and class issues would be smothered by the blanket appeal to racial solidarity. Pro-slavery ideology divided...
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Classical Readings in Culture and Civilization

Stephen Mennell, John F. Rundell - History - 1998 - 260 pages
...manners and morals undepraved hy such circumstances, And with what execration should the statesman he loaded. who permitting one half the citizens thus to trample on the riglus of the other, transforms those into despots, and these into enemies, destroys the morals of...
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Jefferson: Political Writings

Thomas Jefferson - History - 1999 - 676 pages
...circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it...morals undepraved by such circumstances. And with what execrations should the statesman be loaded, who permitting one half the citizens thus to trample on...
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