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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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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 464 pages
...I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice can not sleep forever... The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners...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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The Erik Erikson Reader

Erik Homburger Erikson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 562 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...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances." Philanthropy here means more than doing good, self-love more than pride, the children's presence more...
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Against Slavery: An Abolitionist Reader

Mason Lowance - Literary Collections - 2000 - 390 pages
...circle of smaller slaves, gives loose to the worst of passions; and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it...peculiarities. The man must be a prodigy, who can retain his morals and manners undepraved in such circumstances ..." In a community where all the labor is done...
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African Americans in the Reconstruction Era

Chunchang Gao - History - 2000 - 340 pages
...boisterous passions. the most unremitting despotism on the one pan. and degrading submissions on the other. The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstance.179 At first. Jefferson proposed his emancipation schemes in the Virginia assembly: later...
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Jefferson's Empire: The Language of American Nationhood

Peter S. Onuf - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 276 pages
...individual slaves as their private property. Under "such circumstances," Jefferson wrote in Query XVIII, "the man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved." There certainly were benevolent masters (Jefferson undoubtedly imagined himself to be one) who did...
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The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776-1815

Robert Allison - History - 2000 - 304 pages
...man would have to be a prodigy to survive it unscathed. He asked, what kind of statesman could allow "one half the citizens thus to trample on the rights of the other" and what kind of republican system would make half the people despots, the other half their enemies?...
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John Adams

David McCullough - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 883 pages
...circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. ... if a slave can have a country in this world, it must be any other in preference to that in which...
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Understanding Thomas Jefferson

E. M. Halliday - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 306 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...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. This excoriation, which might almost have come from the pen of a militant abolitionist, was written...
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Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of ...

Thomas G. West - History - 1997 - 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...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. George Mason, a Virginia delegate, made the same point, without Jefferson's eloquence, at the Convention.44...
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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - African Americans in literature - 2001 - 314 pages
...circle of smaller slaves, gives loose to his worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. (Notes on the State of Virginia, 162) Poe goes one obvious step further, tracing the roots of white...
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