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" The obstinacy of the race was never better shown than when, with the sunlight of the nineteenth century bursting upon them, these resolute sons of granite and ice turned their faces from the sight, and smiled in their sardonic way at the folly or wickedness... "
Joseph Dennie and His Circle: A Study in American Literature from 1792-1812 - Page 133
by Milton Ellis - 1915 - 285 pages
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History of the United States of America During the First ..., Volume 1

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...was more evident than reason or experience in the simple-minded, overpowering conviction with which the clergy and serious citizens of Massachusetts and...sons of granite and ice turned their faces from the sight, and smiled in their sardonic way at the folly or wickedness of men who could pretend to believe...
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History of the United States of America: The first administration of Thomas ...

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...was more evident than reason or experience in the simple-minded, overpowering conviction with which the clergy and serious citizens of Massachusetts and...sons of granite and ice turned their faces from the sight, and smiled in their sardonic way at the folly or wickedness of men who could pretend to believe...
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History of the United States of America: The first administration of Thomas ...

Henry Adams - United States - 1909
...were in the same social condition as the contemporaries of Catiline and the adherents of Kobespierre, sat down to bide their time until the tempest of democracy...race was never better "" shown than when, with the sunligjitjjfjiie -nineteenth century bursting__up2n_JJiejn, these resolute sons of granite and Ice...
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Steps in the Development of American Democracy

Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin - Democracy - 1920 - 210 pages
...without. "The obstinacy of the race," says Henry Adams, in commenting on the New England intellectuals, "was never better shown than when, with the sunlight...sons of granite and ice turned their faces from the sight, and smiled in their sardonic way at the folly or wickedness of men who could pretend to believe...
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The Mind and Art of Henry Adams

Jacob Clavner Levenson - Historians - 1968 - 430 pages
...was more evident than reason or experience in the simple-minded, overpowering conviction with which the clergy and serious citizens of Massachusetts and...sons of granite and ice turned their faces from the sight, and smiled in their sardonic way at the folly or wickedness of men who could pretend to believe...
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Commager on Tocqueville

Henry Steele Commager - History - 1993 - 130 pages
...years of the Republic, we must agree with Henry Adams in that famous paragraph where he writes that the obstinacy of the race was never better shown than...when, with the sunlight of the nineteenth century burst in upon them, those resolute sons of granite and ice turned their faces from the sight and smiled...
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The Jeffersonian Transformation: Passages from the "History"

Henry Adams - History - 2007 - 214 pages
...was more evident than reason or experience in the simple-minded, overpowering conviction with which the clergy and serious citizens of Massachusetts and...sons of granite and ice turned their faces from the sight, and smiled in their sardonic way at the folly or wickedness of men who could pretend to believe...
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