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" ... the proportion which the aggregate of the other classes of citizens bears in any State to that of its husbandmen, is the proportion of its unsound to its healthy parts, and is a good enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption. "
America, Its Realities and Resources: Comprising Important Details Connected ... - Page 361
by Francis Wyse - 1846 - 494 pages
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Transactions of the State Agricultural Society of Michigan: With ..., Volume 4

Michigan State Agricultural Society - Agriculture - 1853
...proportion which other citijens bear in the State to that of husbandmen, is the proportion of its VDsound to its healthy parts, and is a good enough barometer whereby to measure its degiee of corruption." 342 raw material and subsistance for one, and commodities for exchange and barter...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...generally speaking, the proportion which the aggregate of the other classes of citizens bears in any State to that of its husbandmen, is the proportion of its...measure its degree of corruption. While we have land to labor then, let us never wish to see our citizens occupied at a workbench, or twirling a distaff. Carpenters,...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...generally speaking, the proportion which the aggregate of the other classes of citizens bears in any State to that of its husbandmen, is the proportion of its...measure its degree of corruption. While we have land to labor then, let us never wish to see our citizens occupied at a work406 beach, or twirling a distaff....
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...generally speaking, the proportion which the aggregate of the other classes of citizens bears in any State to that of its husbandmen, is the proportion of its unsound to its healthy {arts, and is a good enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption. While we have land...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 5

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1879
...ambition ; observing, that the proportion which the manufacturers bear to (he other classes of a country, is a good enough barometer, whereby to measure its degree of corruption ; and he exhorts, that " our workshops should remain in Europe." In this Report, he recommends duties...
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Report of [E. Holmes] the Secretary and Transactions of the County ...

Maine State Agricultural Society - 1853
...caprice of customers; and that the proportion which the aggregate of other citizens bear, in any State, to that of its husbandmen, is the proportion of its unsound to its healthy parts." Finally, this association has been formed to ameliorate the condition of the laborer, and multiply...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 5

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1864
...ambition ; observing, that the proportion which the manufacturers bear to the other classes of a country, is a good enough barometer, whereby to measure its degree of corruption ; and he exhorts, that " our workshops should remain in Europe." In this Report, he recommends duties...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 5

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1864
...ambition ; observing, that the proportion which the manufacturers bear to the other classes of a country, is a good enough barometer, whereby to measure its degree of corruption; and he exhorts, that " our workshops should remain in Europe." In this Report, he recommends duties...
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Crimes of the Civil War, and Curse of the Funding System

Henry Clay Dean - Sinking-funds - 1869 - 539 pages
...generally speaking, the proportion, which the aggregate of the other classes of citizens bear, in any state to that of its husbandmen, is the proportion of its...measure its degree of corruption. While we have land to labor, then, let us never wish to see our citizens occupied at a work-bench, or twirling a distaff;...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 42

Science - 1893
...generally speaking, the proportion which the aggregate of the other classes of citizens bears in any State to that of its husbandmen is the proportion of its...barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption." Popular feeling almost everywhere seems to view with something of Jefferson's apprehension that change...
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