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" I am certain that this mode of deciding on my conduct, tended more to correctness than any reasoning powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character for... "
The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson - Page 24
1871 - 432 pages
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Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed ..., Volume 3

Thomas Jefferson - 1829
...reasoning powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character...my position, I was often thrown into the society of horse racers, card players, fox hunters, scientific and professional men, and of dignified men; and...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson Randolph - Presidents - 1829
...reasoning powers I- possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character...my position, I was often thrown into the society of horse racers, card players, fox hunters, scientific and professional men, and of dignified men ; and...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829
...powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, 1 could never doubt for a 117 moment which of two courses would be in character...moral reasoning, and with the jaundiced eye of youth, 1 should often have erred. From the circumstances of my position, I was often thrown into the society...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson: Author of the Declaration of Independence, and ...

William Linn - Presidents - 1834 - 267 pages
...reasoning powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character...society of horse-racers, card-players, fox-hunters, scientifick and professional men, and of dignified men ; and many a time have I asked myself, in the...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson: With Selections from the Most Valuable Portions of ...

B. L. Rayner - 1834 - 431 pages
...reasoning powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character...thrown into the society of horse-racers, card-players, fox hunters, scientific and professional men, and of dignified men ; and many a time have I asked myself,...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson: With Selections from the Most Valuable Portions of ...

B. L. Rayner - 1834 - 431 pages
...even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would bciu character for them. Whereas, seeking the same object...thrown into the society of horse-racers, card-players, fox hunters, scientific and professional men, and of dignified men ; and many a time have I asked myself,...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson: Author of the Declaration of Independence, and ...

William Linn - Presidents - 1834 - 267 pages
...reasoning powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character for them. Whereas, seeking the same object through n process of moral reasoning, and with the jaundiced eye of youth, I should often have erred. From...
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The writings of Thomas Jefferson: being his autobiography ..., Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington - United States - 1853
...reasoning powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character...my position, I was often thrown into the society of horse racers, card players, fox hunters, scientific and professional men, and of dignified men ; and...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence, contin

Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington - United States - 1854
...reasoning powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I could never doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character...my position, I was often thrown into the society of horse racers, card players, fox hunters, scientific and professional men, and of dignified men ; and...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 29

American literature - 1872
...reasoning powers I possessed. Knowing the even and dignified line they pursued, I never could doubt for a moment which of two courses would be in character...Whereas, seeking the same object through a process of much reasoning and with the jaundiced eye of youth, I should often have erred." He tells his grandson...
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