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" And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the gift of God ? That they are not to be violated but with His wrath? "
Thomas Jefferson, His Permanent Influence on American Institutions - Page 81
by John Sharp Williams - 1913 - 330 pages
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Slavery - 1803 - 363 pages
...that of the1 propf ie>toKs'bf slave's a Very Small proportion indeed art ever seen to labour. Andean the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we...basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the gift of God ? That they are not to be vielatexJ ;t>ut 'with his wrath ?...
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Travels Through the Western Interior of the United States, from the Year ...

Henry Ker - Mexico - 1816 - 376 pages
...proportion indeed are ever seen to labour. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when they have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of tlie. people that these liberties are the gift of God, that they are not to be violated but with his...
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Trial of the Rev. Jacob Gruber, Minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church ...

David Martin - Slavery - 1819 - 111 pages
...entail his own miserable condition on the endless generations proceeding from him:" contimiing, he asks, "can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when...the minds of the people that their liberties are the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath? I tremble for the honour of my country,...
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A Geographical, Historical, Commercial, and Agricultural View of the United ...

Daniel Blowe - Canada - 1820 - 751 pages
...proportion indeed are ever seen to labour. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we hare removed their only firm basis — a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gifts of God? — that they are not to be violated but with his wrath ? Indeed...
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Genius of Universal Emancipation, Volume 13

Antislavery movements - 1833
...his heart. Again, in his Notes on Virginia, written some years after, he uses this strong language. "Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when...basis, a conviction in the minds of the people, that these liberties are of the gift of God ? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath ? Indeed,...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers (Secondary) - 1828 - 300 pages
...is destroyed besides the morals of the people ? What are the effects of a warm climate on industry ? thought secure, when we have removed their only firm...minds of the people, that their liberties are the gift of God ? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath ? Indeed I tremble for my country...
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The ... Annual Report of the American Colonization Society ..., Volumes 11-15

American Colonization Society - African Americans - 1828
...slaves, a very small proportion indeed are ever seen to labour. And can the liberties of a nation be ever thought secure, when we have removed their only firm...— a conviction in the minds of the people, that these liberties are the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath? Indeed, I...
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The African Repository, Volume 5

Back to Africa movement - 1830
...do not reflect that every day renders the task more' arduous to be performed." Mr. Jefferson. "And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure, when...basis, a conviction in the minds of the people, that these liberties are the gift of God. With what execration should the statesman be loaded, who, permitting...
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The African Repository and Colonial Journal, Volume 5

Afro-Americans - 1830
...evil) do not reflect that every day renders the task more arduous to be performed." Mr. Jefferson. "And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure, when...basis, a conviction in the minds of the people, that these liberties are the gift of God. With what execration should the statesman be loaded, who, permitting...
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The African Repository, Volume 5

Slavery - 1830
...indeed are ever seen to labour. And can the liberties of a nation be ever thought secure, when we hare removed their only firm basis — a conviction in the minds of the people, that these liberties are the gift of God ? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath "' Indeed,...
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