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Virginia and Virginians: Eminent Virginians ... History of Virginia from ... - Page 528
by Robert Alonzo Brock - 1888 - 813 pages
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Rebellion, Community and Custom in Early Modern Germany

Norbert Schindler - History - 2002 - 311 pages
...in Paderborn, 14-17 September 1993 (Essen. 1994). 33. The quotation echoes Thomas Jefferson's dictum that 'the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred'. 1 See, for example. Wolfgang Emmerich. Germanistische Volkstumsideologie....
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Celebrating Middle-Earth: The Lord of the Rings as a Defense of Western ...

John G. West - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 107 pages
..."Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile but as they are free," wrote Montesquieu.26 "[T]he mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride legitimately, by the grace of God," declared Jefferson.27...
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The Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, Kees De Mooy - History - 2003 - 251 pages
...Independence. All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the...has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God. These are grounds...
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Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution

Francis Fukuyama - Science - 2003 - 288 pages
...died . . . Toward the very end of his life, Thomas Jefferson wrote, "The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the...has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God."6 The political...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - Political Science - 2003 - 834 pages
...rights of man: "All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light ts. More particularly, the first three articles of...a full statement of the founding principles of a l favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God."35 This is a...
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Environmentalism: Critical Concepts, Volume 2

David Pepper, Frank Webster, George Revill - Environmentalism - 2003 - 608 pages
...famous letter: All eyes are opened or opening to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the...has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few, booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God. There are grounds...
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The California Republic: Institutions, Statesmanship, and Policies

Brian P. Janiskee, Ken Masugi - Political Science - 2004 - 368 pages
...are unchanging human qualities, not historical or social conditions. Jefferson explained this, noting the "palpable truth . . . that the mass of mankind...has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God." It is an objective...
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Heir to the Fathers: John Quincy Adams and the Spirit of Constitutional ...

Gary V. Wood - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 249 pages
...he has a right to rule others without their consent. To use Thomas Jefferson's celebrated example, "the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God."4 This is what...
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The American Founding and the Social Compact

Ronald J. Pestritto, Thomas G. West - Political Science - 2003 - 283 pages
...striking image that had been used by two English republicans executed by king Charles II in the 1680s: "[T]he mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God."26 NATURAL RIGHTS...
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Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness

Thomas Jefferson - History - 2004 - 176 pages
...from the earth. All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the...has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God. Mine, after all,...
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