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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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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 292 pages
...nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it with odious peculiatities. The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. (Notes on the State of l/irginia, 162) Poe goes one obvious step further, tracing the roots of white...
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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

Stephen E. Ambrose - History - 2002 - 265 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." He knew slavery was wrong and that he was wrong in profiting from the institution, but apparently could...
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Waters of Potowmack

Paul C. Metcalf - History - 2002 - 246 pages
...the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and...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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Educational Reform: A Self Scrutinizing Memoir

Seymour Bernard Sarason - Education - 2002 - 293 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. And with what execration should the statesman be loaded who, permitting one half the citizens to trample...
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Persons and Masks of the Law: Cardozo, Holmes, Jefferson, and Wythe as ...

John T. Noonan - History - 2002 - 206 pages
...imitate it, for man is an imitative animal. This quality is the germ of all education in him . . . The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances." Written with sexual undercurrents and the tone of self-examination, this passage was followed by this...
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Thomas Jefferson and the Rhetoric of Virtue

James L. Golden, Professor Emeritus James L Golden, Alan L. Golden - History - 2002 - 522 pages
...which should promote love, temperance, and justice. Jefferson emphasized the gravity of this point: "The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances." He next asserted that statesmen who permit "one half of the citizens ... to trample on the rights of...
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Restoration of the Republic: The Jeffersonian Ideal in 21st-Century America

Gary Hart - Political Science - 2002 - 304 pages
...boisterous passions, the most 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 by such circumstances."109 "Jefferson consistently denounced the institution of slavery, calling it an 'abominable...
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Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography

Milton Meltzer - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 144 pages
...one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this and learn to imitate it ... The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the...manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances. As much as Virginia was based on slavery, so was it based on racial prejudice. Masters always see their...
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2003 - 492 pages
...one part, 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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Harsh Justice: Criminal Punishment and the Widening Divide between America ...

James Q. Whitman - Social Science - 2005 - 336 pages
...example, when he observed that administering punishments to slaves inevitably depraved their master: "The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved by such circumstances";24 and it is part of what later abolitionists meant too, when they insisted that owning...
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