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" What can be your reasons?" "Reason first - You are a Virginian, and a Virginian ought to appear at the head of this business. Reason second - I am obnoxious, suspected, and unpopular. You are very much otherwise. Reason third - You can write ten times... "
The North American Review - Page 384
by Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1826
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Correspondence between the Hon. John Adams, late president of the United ...

John Adams, William Cunningham - United States - 1823 - 219 pages
...amicable altercation oh thi» point; but Mr. Adams persisting in his refusal to make the draught,] " Well,^' Said Jefferson, " if you are decided, I will...especially that concerning Negro Slavery, which, though 1 knew his Southern Brethren would never suffer to pass in Congress, I certainly never would oppose....
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The suppressed history of the administration of john adams

John Wood - 1846
...amicable altercation on this point ; but Mr. Adams persisting in his refusal to make the draught) — 'Well,' said Jefferson, 'if you are decided, I will...which, though I knew his Southern brethren would never surfer to pass in Congress, I certainly never would oppose. There were other expressions which I would...
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History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution ..., Volume 1

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional history - 1854 - 653 pages
...unpopular. You are very much otherwise. Reason third, — You can write ten times better than I can.' ' Well,' said Jefferson, ' if you are decided, I will...When you have drawn it up, we will have a meeting.' delighted with it* high tone and the flights of oratory with which it abounded, especially that concerning...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

Henry Stephens Randall - United States - 1858
...much otherwise. Reason third— You can write ten times better than lean.'1 'Well,' said Jeffereon, 'if you are decided, I will do as well as I can.'...meeting we accordingly had, and conned the paper over. [After stating what he really liked and disliked in it, Mr. Adams proceeds :] I consented to report...
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The life of Thomas Jefferson

Henry Stephens Randall - 1858 - 740 pages
...unpopular. You are very much otherwise. Reason third — You can write ten times better than lean." 'Well,' said Jefferson, 'if you are decided, I will do as well as I can.' 'Very w«ll. When you have drawn it up, we will have a meeting.' A meeting v accordingly had, and conned...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...unpopular. You are very much otherwise. Reason third — You can write ten times better than I can.1 ' ' Well,' said Jefferson, ' if you are decided, I will do as well as I can.1 'Very well. When you have drawn it up, we will have a meeting.1 A meeting we accordingly had,...
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History of the origin, formation, and adoption of the Constitution of the ...

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional history - 1860 - 1181 pages
...unpopular. You are very much otherwise. Reason third, — You can write ten times better than I can.' ' Well,' said Jefferson, 'if you are decided, I will...accordingly had, and conned the paper over. I was Jelighted with its high tone and the flights of oratory with which it abounded, especially that concerning...
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History of the origin, formation, and adoption of the Constitution ..., Volume 1

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional history - 1860
...decided, I will do as well as I can.' ' Very well. When you have drawn it up, we will have a meeting.' delighted with its high tone and the flights of oratory...Southern brethren would never suffer to pass in Congress, 1 certainly never would oppose. There were other expressions which 1 would not have inserted, if I...
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History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution ..., Volume 1

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional history - 1861
...unpopular. You are very much otherwise. Reason third, — You can write ten times better than I can.' ' Well,' said Jefferson, ' if you are decided, I will...Southern brethren would never suffer to pass in Congress, 1 certainly never would oppose. There were other expressions which 1 would not have inserted, if I...
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Works: With a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Adams, Charles Francis Adams - United States - 1865
...unpopular. You are very much otherwise. Reason third — Yon can write ten tunes better than I can." " Well," said Jefferson, " if you are decided, I will...paper over. I was delighted with its high tone and the nights of oratory with which it abounded, especially that concerning negro slavery, which, though I...
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