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" I will tell you plainly that a certain set of aristocrats, for we have such monsters here, finding that their execrable system cannot be reared on such foundations, have to this time kept us at bay on the first line, which declares all men to be born... "
The Revolution in Virginia - Page 163
by Hamilton James Eckenrode - 1916 - 311 pages
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 6; Volume 27

1858
...Liberty which was proposed to be erected thereon. But laying aside figure, I will tell you plainly that a certain set of^ Aristocrats, — for we have such...the first line, which declares all men to be born equally free and independent. A number of absurd or unmeaning alterations have been proposed. The words...
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The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries ..., Volume 2; Volume 22

United States - 1873
...figure, 346 347 ' I will tell you, plainly, that a certain set of ' Aristocrats — for we have stich monsters, here ' — finding that their execrable...the first line, which ' declares all men to be born equally free and 'independent." — (See Southern Liteiary Messenger, November, 1858.) The Constitution,...
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Omitted Chapters of History Disclosed in the Life and Papers of Edmund ...

Moncure Daniel Conway - Attorneys general - 1889 - 401 pages
...erected thereon. But, laying aside figure, I will tell you plainly that a certain set of Aristocrates, for we have such monsters here, finding that their...the first line, which declares all men to be born equally free and independent. A number of absurd or unmeaning alterations have been proposed. The words...
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The Life of George Mason, 1725-1792, Volume 1

Kate Mason Rowland - Statesmen - 1892
...Liberty which was proposed to be erected thereon. But laying aside figure, I will tell you plainly that a certain set of aristocrats, for we have such monsters...the first line, which declares all men to be born equally free and independent. A number of absurd or unmeaning alterations have been proposed. The words...
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James Madison: A Biography

Ralph Louis Ketcham - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 753 pages
...wrote in the midst of the debates of "a certain set of Aristocrats . . . monsters . . . [who] have kept us at Bay on the first line which declares all men to be born equally free and independent." They sought to perpetuate in Virginia what Lee termed "their execrable...
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The First American Constitutions: Republican Ideology and the Making of the ...

Willi Paul Adams - Political Science - 2001 - 378 pages
...had still not been agreed upon. One member of the convention singled out the reason for this delay: "A certain set of aristocrats, for we have such monsters...the first line, which declares all men to be born equally free and independent. A number of absurd or unmeaning alterations have been proposed. The words...
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The Politics of War: Race, Class, and Conflict in Revolutionary Virginia

Michael A. McDonnell - History - 2007 - 544 pages
...Thomas Ludwell Lee reported on June i that the report was delayed by the "Aristocrats . . . [who upon] finding that their execrable system cannot be reared...the first line, which declares all men to be born equally free and independent." Though the provision was "approved by a very great majority," the conservatives,...
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