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" Not so can it ever be in the hands of France. The impetuosity of her temper, the energy and restlessness of her character... "
Thomas Jefferson, His Permanent Influence on American Institutions - Page 205
by John Sharp Williams - 1913 - 330 pages
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of ..., Volume 3

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829
...possession of the place would be hardly felt by us, and it would not, perhaps, be very long before some circumstance might arise, which might make. the...eternal friction with us, and our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high minded, despising wealth in competition...
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Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson ..., Volume 3

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829 - 521 pages
...possession of the place would be hardly felt by us, and it would not, perhaps, be very long before some circumstance might arise, which might make the...eternal friction with us, and our character, which, though quiet, and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high minded, despising wealth in competition...
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Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed ..., Volume 3

Thomas Jefferson - 1829
...possession of the place would be hardly felt by us, and it would not, perhaps, be very long before some circumstance might arise, which might make the...eternal friction with us, and our character, which, though quiet, and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high minded, despising wealth in competition...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of ..., Volume 3

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1830
...place would be hardly felt by us, and it would not, perhaps, be very long before some circumstances might arise, which might make the cession of it to...eternal friction with us, and our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 556 pages
...hardly felt by us, and it would >t, perhaps, be very long before some circumstances might arise, lich might make the cession of it to us the price of something of ire worth to her. Not so can it ever be in the hands of France : : impetuosity of her temper, the energy...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson: With Selections from the Most Valuable Portions of ...

B. L. Rayner - 1834 - 431 pages
...place would be hardly felt by us, and it would not, pe»haps, be very long before some circumstances might arise, which might make the cession of it to...character, placed in a point of eternal friction with us, whilst our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded,...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Third President of the United States ..., Volume 2

George Tucker - 1837
...pacific, and who might ere long find it convenient to exchange it for something of more value. " But as to France, the impetuosity of her temper, the energy...eternal friction with us — and our character, which, though quiet, and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded ; despising wealth in competition...
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American History Told by Contemporaries..., Volume 3

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1845
...possession of the place would be hardly felt by us, and it would not, perhaps, be very long before some circumstance might arise, which might make the...character, placed in a point of eternal friction with us, ami our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded,...
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The Pictorial History of the United States of America: From the ..., Volumes 1-4

John Frost - 1851
...pacific, and who might ere long find it convenient to exchange it for something of more value. " But as to France, the impetuosity of her temper, the energy...eternal friction with us — and our character, which, though quiet, and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is highminded ; despising wealth in competition...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence, contin

Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington - United States - 1854
...possession of the place would be hardly felt by us, and it would not, perhaps, be very long before some circumstance might arise, which might make the...eternal friction with us, and our character, which, though quiet and loving peace and the pursuit of wealth, is high-minded, despising wealth in competition...
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