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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. "
Annals of the Congress of the United States - Page 267
by United States. Congress - 1855
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1874
...s and also the remarkable representation by Jefferson of the effect on " manners," when he says, " 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 submission on the other." 4 Theory...
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Analytical Fourth [-sixth] Reader: Containing Practical Directions for ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...must have shaken the earth itself to its center. LIV.— INFLUENCE OF SLAVERY. THOMAS JEFFERSON. 1. 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. Our children...
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Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson: History, Memory, and Civic Culture

Jan Lewis, Peter S. Onuf - History - 1999 - 280 pages
...relationship of the races that lived so close together is both shockingly true and sadly incomplete: "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. Our children...
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A Documentary History of Slavery in North America

Willie Lee Nichols Rose - History - 1999 - 537 pages
...be an unhappy influence on the manners of our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. 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. Our children...
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Give Me Liberty: Freeing Ourselves in the Twenty-First Century

Gerry Spence - Family & Relationships - 1999 - 384 pages
...spoke of their hatred of slavery. Jefferson, in his Notes on the State of Virginia, wrote in 1781, "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. Our children...
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Jefferson: Political Writings

Thomas Jefferson, Joyce Appleby, Terence Ball - History - 1999 - 623 pages
...be an unhappy influence on the manners of our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. 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. Our children...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...Governor of Virginia, guiding that state through the troubled last years of the American Revolution. 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 submission on the other. Our children...
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823

David Brion Davis - Social Science - 1999 - 577 pages
...major political leader in the South. Nor were there many planters in any country who could write that 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. Our children...
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Against Slavery: An Abolitionist Reader

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2000 - 333 pages
...be an unhappy influence on the manners of the people, produced by the existence of slavery among us. 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 submission on the others. Our children...
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The Creation of America: Through Revolution to Empire

Francis Jennings - History - 2000 - 340 pages
...bought and sold human cattle. Let Thomas Jefferson describe the effect of this practice on virtue. 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. . . . The man...
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