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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. "
A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed - Page 76
edited by - 1862
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Sinfulness of American Slavery: Proved from Its Evil Sources; Its ..., Volume 1

Charles Elliott - Slave trade - 1850 - 384 pages
...despotism." (Letters, p. 153.) Jefferson, in his Notes on Virginia, (Philadelphia edition, p. 251,) says: "The whole commerce between master and slave is a...UNREMITTING DESPOTISM on the one part, and degrading submission on the other. The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - 1852 - 544 pages
...here, as in the neighborhood of the Natural Bridge, are people who have passed their lives within half a dozen miles, and have never been to survey these...must have shaken the earth itself to its centre.' " There are many points of view from which the scenery appears romantic and beautiful. Among these,...
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The National Magazine, Volume 13

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1858
...In his " Notes on Virginia," he speaks emphatically of the unhappy influence of slavery. He says : "The whole commerce between master and slave is a...unremitting despotism, on the one part, and degrading submission on the other. Our children see this and learn to imitate. The parent storms, the child looks...
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THE PRO-SLAVERY ARGUMENT

1852
...philanthropic a heart is justly entitled. " The whole commerce between master and slave," says he, " 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—this...
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Slavery and Anti-slavery: A History of the Great Struggle in Both ..., Volume 2

William Goodell - Antislavery movements - 1852 - 604 pages
...Englishman, much less a gentleman, shuuld plead for it." — Essay on Government. Thomas Jefferson said : " The whole commerce between master and slave, is a...the most boisterous passions ; the most unremitting despotisms, on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other." "I tremble for my country, when...
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The Pro-slavery Argument: As Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers of ...

Slavery - 1852 - 490 pages
...philanthropic a heart is justly entitled. " The whole commerce between master and slave," says he, " is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions...unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on tho other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it, for man is an imitative animal...
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speeches in congress

joshua r. giddings - 1853
...intercourse between master and slave. On this point, Mr, Jefferson, in his " Notes on Virginia," says : " The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual...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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The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice: Its Distinctive Features ...

William Goodell - Antislavery movements - 1853 - 431 pages
...at the head of this chapter, for the correctness of which we here cite a few personal testimonies. " The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual...unremitting DESPOTISM on the one part, and degrading SUBMISSION on the other." " Thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny," &c. (Jefferson.)...
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Clotel; or, The president's daughter

William Wells Brown - African American families - 1853 - 250 pages
...Thomas Jeffeison, the man who, when speaking against slavery in the legislature of Virginia, said, "The whole commerce between master and slave is a...unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on the other. With what execration should the statesman be loaded who, permitting one half...
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Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts - 1853
...manners of our people produced by the existence of Slavery among us. The whole commerce between the master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most...unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submission on the other. Our children see this and learn to imitate it." .... " The parent storms,...
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