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" When I look to the ineffable pleasure of my family society, I become more and more disgusted with the jealousies, the hatred, and the rancorous and malignant passions of this scene, and lament my having ever again been drawn into public view. "
The First Forty Years of Washington Society: Portrayed by the Family Letters ... - Page 77
by Margaret Bayard Smith - 1906 - 424 pages
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The Washington Community, 1800-1828

James Sterling Young - History - 1966 - 307 pages
...famine for the residue of life." 28 To be in public life was to shut oneself off from normal society. "When I look to the ineffable pleasures of my family...the rancourous and malignant passions of this scene. . . . Worn down here with pursuits in which I take no delight ... I pant for that society, where all...
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Jefferson Himself: The Personal Narrative of a Many-Sided American

Thomas Jefferson - Biography & Autobiography - 1970 - 384 pages
...order to keep us all together ... I think to open and resettle the plantation of Paniops for them. When I look to the ineffable pleasures of my family...society I become more and more disgusted with the . . . rancorous and malignant passions of this scene.33 Politics and party hatreds destroy the happiness...
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Jeffersonian Legacies

Peter S. Onuf - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 478 pages
...and from there it was only one more quick move to railing against the miseries of a life in politics. "When I look to the ineffable pleasures of my family...and more disgusted with the jealousies, the hatred, and the rancorous and malignant passions of this scene." And from there, another shift to the unrealized...
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Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture

Jan Lewis, Peter S. Onuf - History - 1999 - 280 pages
..."When I look to the ineffable pleasures of my family society," Jefferson had written his daughter, "I become more and more disgusted with the jealousies, the hatred, the rancorous and malignant passions of this scene, and lament my having been drawn into public view."...
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The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

Andrew S. Trees - History - 2004 - 208 pages
...In the same letter, he immediately contrasted their domestic tranquillity with the political world: "When I look to the ineffable pleasures of my family...and more disgusted with the jealousies, the hatred, and the rancorous and malignant passions of this scene, and lament my having ever again been drawn...
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