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" I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever; that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation is among possible events; that it... "
A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ... - Seite 71
von Frederick Butler - 1821
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Historic Americans

Theodore Parker - 1871
...odious peculiarities. . . . Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just. . . . The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest/ * Some person asked Mr Jefferson 'whether he had made any change in his religion.' He replied, ' Say...
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Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends (1853-1940) - 1873
...who am retain his manners and morals undepnived by sucli circumstances. It is impossible," ho adds, " to be temperate and to pursue this subject through the various considerations of |>olicy, of morals, of history, national and civil." * Now it hus been common, and it still occurs,...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - 2004 - 576 Seiten
...that his justice cannot sleep forever; that ... an exchange of situation [between masters and slaves] is among possible events; that it may become probable...has no attribute which can take side with us in such Certainly Jefferson never believed for a moment that such thoughts as these ought to be coerced by...
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The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White

Henry Wiencek - 2000 - 400 Seiten
...His writing suddenly took a mystical turn. Having lived through one revolution he foresaw another — "a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation, is among possible events." He was seized by a dread that some biblical cataclysm would befall the nation over slavery: "I tremble...
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Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest ...

Richard Newman, Patrick Rael, Phillip Lapsansky - 2001 - 326 Seiten
...my country when I reflect that God is just, that his justice cannot sleep forever; that, considering numbers, nature, and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, and exchange of situation, is among possible events; that it may become probable by supernatural interference!...
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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Olaudah Equiano - 2001 - 331 Seiten
...my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution...the various considerations of policy, of morals, of history natural and civil. We must be contented to hope they will force their way into every one's...
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Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of ...

Thomas G. West - 2000 - 219 Seiten
...my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever: that considering numbers, nature, and natural means only, a revolution...no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.57 But slavery could only be right in this limited way if its wrongness was admitted and people...
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A History of Affirmative Action, 1619-2000

Philip F. Rubio - 2009 - 327 Seiten
...his justice cannot sleep forever." Yet equally revealing are his very next words: that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution...no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.0 Abraham Lincoln, who quoted Jefferson's "God is just" phrase in one of his 1858 debates with...
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The German-American Encounter: Conflict and Cooperation Between Two Cultures ...

Frank Trommler, Elliott Shore - 2001 - 344 Seiten
...contemporaries of violent things to come. Based on demographic reality, Jefferson indicated in 1785 that "a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange...attribute which can take side with us in such a contest." He concludes his reflections with the ominous expectation of nearly inescapable genocidal violence:...
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The Escape, Or, A Leap for Freedom: A Drama in Five Acts

William Wells Brown, John Ernest - 1858 - 54 Seiten
...my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution...may become probable by supernatural interference!" Jefferson was not alone in such musings. Indeed, many northern states (with economies less reliant...
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