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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. "
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The Militant South, 1800-1861

John Hope Franklin - History - 2002 - 317 pages
...1782. In his Notes on Virginia he observed that the whole relationship between master and slave was "a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...one part; and degrading submissions on the other." Even worse, the slaveowner's child imitates it. Seeing the parent storm, he "catches the lineaments...
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Restoration of the Republic : The Jeffersonian Ideal in 21st-Century America ...

Gary Hart - Political Science - 2002 - 304 pages
...that it both corrupts the master and debases the slave: "The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on the other The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved...
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Thomas Jefferson and the Rhetoric of Virtue

James L. Golden, Alan L. Golden - History - 2002 - 522 pages
...passions," revealing "unremitting despotism," and "degrading submissions. . . ." To make matters worse, "our children see this, and learn to imitate it ... for man is an imitative animal." When parents become excessively angry causing a loss of self-control when dealing with their slaves,...
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Educational Reform: A Self Scrutinizing Memoir

Seymour Bernard Sarason - Education - 2002 - 293 pages
...our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting depotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this and learn to...
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The Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 251 pages
...mixture. 1782 Notes on the State of Virginia. (WTJ III, 250) The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal. 1782 Notes on the State of Virginia. (WTJ III, 266) The spirit of the master is abating, that of the...
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Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography

Milton Meltzer - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 144 pages
...our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...other. Our children see this and learn to imitate it ... The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in...
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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

Stephen E. Ambrose - History - 2002 - 265 pages
...commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous pasTO AMERICA 3 sions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and...other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it. If a parent could find no motive either in his philanthropy or his self-love, for restraining the intemperance...
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A HIDEOUS MONSTER OF THE MIND

Bruce R. Dain - History - 2002 - 321 pages
...white child absorbing the spirit of tyranny from the crib: "The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...the one part, and degrading submissions on the other . . . The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances."...
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The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America

David Kazanjian - Social Science - 2003 - 311 pages
...exist in the colonies, and registers his terror of one: The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,...one part, and degrading submissions on the other. . . . of the proprietors of slaves a very small proportion indeed are ever seen to labour. And can...
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2003 - 492 pages
...people, produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions;...unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on the other. Our children see this and learn to imitate it; for man is an imitative animal....
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