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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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The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson

William Howard Adams - Political Science - 1997 - 354 pages
...Carnavalet. Copyright Phototheque des Musees de la Ville de Paris) its unsound to its healthy parts, and it is a good enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption. While we have land to labour then, let us never wish to see our citizens occupied at a work-bench, or twirling a distaff. Carpenters,...
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The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America

Leo Marx - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 414 pages
...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 parts, and is a good-enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption. While we have land to labour then,...
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Platonic Political Art: A Study of Critical Reason and Democracy

John R. Wallach - Philosophy - 2010
...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 sec our citizens occupied at a workbench, or twirling a distaff. Carpenters,...
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Politics and Banking: Ideas, Public Policy, and the Creation of Financial ...

Susan Hoffmann - Business & Economics - 2001 - 304 pages
..."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." But why is farming uniquely suited to foster virtue? Jefferson answered this question through the back...
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Three in One: Essays on Democratic Capitalism, 1976-2000

Michael Novak - Business & Economics - 2001 - 345 pages
...Query 19, 1784: 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, p. 675. 23. Ibid 24. Tlic Spirit...
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The Nascence of American Literature

Darrel Abel - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 440 pages
.... . Generally speaking, the proportion which the aggregate of the other classes bears in any State to that of its husbandmen, is the proportion of its...barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption. Jefferson's belief in the superior virtue of husbandmen was supported by two of his most assured beliefs:...
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Enviropop: Studies in Environmental Rhetoric and Popular Culture

Mark Meister, Phyllis M. Japp - Social Science - 2002 - 203 pages
...[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 parts, and is a good-enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption. (Jefferson, 1787/1982, pp. 164-165)...
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Thomas Jefferson: A Chronology of His Thoughts

Thomas Jefferson, Jerry Holmes - History - 2002 - 333 pages
...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 parts, and is a good-enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption. Query XIX, Notes on the State of...
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Outstanding in His Field: Perspectives on American Agricultural History in ...

Fred Cartensen - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 158 pages
...1 and that "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." 1 In this spirit we have tried to make operational various criteria of agrarian democratization: 4...
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Agricultural Policy and the Environment

Roger E. Meiners, Bruce Yandle - Political Science - 2003 - 204 pages
...which the aggregate of the other classes of citizens bears in any State to that of its husbandman, is the proportion of its unsound to its healthy parts,...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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