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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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Faith, Morality, and Civil Society

Dale McConkey, Peter Augustine Lawler - Religion - 2003 - 232 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 The mobs of great cities add just so much to the support of pure government, as sores do to the strength...
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The Meaning of Technology. Selected Readings from

Montserrat GinÚs Gibert, Upc Edicions Upc - Foreign Language Study - 2010 - 224 pages
...that of its husband men, 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, let us never wish to see our citizens occupied at a work-bench, or twirling a distaff. Carpenters,...
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CrossRoutes, the Meanings of "race" for the 21st Century

Paola Boi, Sabine Broeck - Social Science - 2003 - 268 pages
...that the percentage of non-farming, manufacturing wage-laborers in the republic was "a good-enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption [...]. While we have land to labor then," Jefferson continued, "let us never wish to see our citizens occupied at a work-bench,...
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Conceived in Liberty: The Struggle to Define the New Republic, 1789-1793

Lance Banning - History - 2004 - 97 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...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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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - Political Science - 2005 - 427 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...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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Soziologie der Landschaft

Stefan Kaufmann - Social Science - 2005 - 369 pages
...ambition (...) 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.412 Landwirtschaftliche und nicht...
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Intimacy In America: Dreams Of Affiliation In Antebellum Literature

Peter Coviello - History - 2005 - 229 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" (Notes, 165). Nonagrarian labor...
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The Paradox of Democratic Capitalism: Politics and Economics in American Thought

David F. Prindle, Professor David F Prindle - Business & Economics - 2006 - 368 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...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. ....
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The Jeffersonian Transformation: Passages from the "History"

Henry Adams - History - 2007 - 214 pages
...on Virginia, "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. . . . Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God if ever he had a chosen people, whose...
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Aristotle and Hamilton on Commerce and Statesmanship

Michael D. Chan - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 236 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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