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" The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by... "
Anti-slavery Manual: Containing a Collection of Facts and Arguments on ... - Page 31
by La Roy Sunderland - 1837 - 142 pages
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The Erik Erikson Reader

Erik Homburger Erikson - Psychology - 2000 - 526 pages
...of passion towards his slave, it should always be a sufficient one that his child is present. . . . The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances." Philanthropy here means more than doing good, self-love more than pride, the children's presence more...
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The Creation of America: Through Revolution to Empire

Francis Jennings - History - 2000 - 340 pages
...passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. . . . The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. And with what execration should the statesman be loaded, who permitting one half the citizens thus...
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Against Slavery: An Abolitionist Reader

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2000 - 333 pages
...one pan, and degrading submission on the other; our children see this, and learn to imitate it ... The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. And with what execration should the statesman be loaded, who, permitting one half the citizens thus...
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Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-government

Lucas E. Morel - History - 2000 - 251 pages
...an unhappy influence on the manners of our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. ... The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. And with what execration should the statesman be loaded, who permitting one half the citizens thus...
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African Americans in the Reconstruction Era

Chunchang Gao - History - 2000 - 314 pages
...boisterous passions. the most unremitting despotism on the one pan. and degrading submissions on the other. The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstance.179 At first. Jefferson proposed his emancipation schemes in the Virginia assembly: later...
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Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of ...

Thomas G. West - History - 1997 - 219 pages
...slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other ....manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. George Mason, a Virginia delegate, made the same point, without Jefferson's eloquence, at the Convention.44...
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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Olaudah Equiano - Social Science - 2001 - 331 pages
...it should always be a sufficient one that his child is present. But generally it is not sufficient. The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. And with what execration should the statesman be loaded, who permitting one half the citizens thus...
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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 320 pages
...looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives loose to his worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated,...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. (Notes on the State of Virginia, 162) Poe goes one obvious step further, tracing the roots of white...
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Understanding Thomas Jefferson

E. M. Halliday - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 304 pages
...the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. This excoriation, which might almost have come from the pen of a militant abolitionist, was written...
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Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson

Paul Finkelman - History
...lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to his worst passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised...can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances.69 Jefferson's analysis is on target here, as far as it goes. As David Brion Davis suggests,...
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