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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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Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson

Paul Finkelman
...the Notes, "when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution...events: that it may become probable by supernatural interference!"80 Slavery surely had a profound effect on Jefferson. Here was the scientist of Monticello,...
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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - 2001 - 292 Seiten
...admits, "when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situations, is among possible events: that it may become probable by supernatural interference!" (163;...
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Making Patriots

Walter Berns - 2002 - 164 Seiten
...forever. He feared a slave uprising, and in that event, he said, God would be on the side of the slaves. "The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest." It might be said that Jefferson was not a typical slaveholder, that, as the principal author of the...
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The Origins of African American Literature, 1680-1865

Dickson D. Bruce, Dickson D. Bruce, Jr. - 2001 - 374 Seiten
...state of equality. Emancipation, he feared, would lead to racial warfare. And, he famously predicted, "the Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a conflict." Outside the Deep South the discomforts raised by Revolutionary arguments continued to be...
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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - 2001 - 292 Seiten
...admits, "when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that consideting numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exrhange of tituafions, is among possible events: that it may become probable by supernatural interference!"...
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Educational Reform: A Self Scrutinizing Memoir

Seymour Bernard Sarason - 2002 - 293 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...attribute which can take side with us in such a contest. That is as good an example of the force and strength of the continuity value as one can find. The man...
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American History Told by Contemporaries: National Expansion 1873 - 1845

Albert Bushnell Hart - 2002 - 692 Seiten
...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...it may become probable by supernatural interference I The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest. — But it is impossible...
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The Nascence of American Literature

Darrel Abel - 2002 - 440 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...may become probable by supernatural interference! Here is the fear of Negro insurrection, the familiar specter of the Old South, but viewed as a probable...
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The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America

David Kazanjian - 2003 - 311 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...attribute which can take side with us in such a contest." Jefferson prophecies emancipation as a race war, a "contest" pitting white Americans against justice,...
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A HIDEOUS MONSTER OF THE MIND

Bruce R. Dain, Associate Professor of History Bruce Dain - 2002 - 321 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...no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.82 Jefferson here grasped that in order to end slavery, Americans had to abandon notions of...
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