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" And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the gift of God? That they are not to be violated but with his wrath? Indeed I tremble... "
The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it - Página 180
por Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 páginas
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American Lazarus: Religion and the Rise of African American and Native ...

Joanna Brooks - 2003 - 272 páginas
..."Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means...may become probable by supernatural interference!" 63 Alienation, dependency, deprivation, degeneracy, dissolution—these were the values assigned blackness...
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The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America

David Kazanjian - 2003 - 311 páginas
...Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means...among possible events: that it may become probable through supernatural interference! The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such...
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Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase

Roger G. Kennedy - 2003 - 376 páginas
...Virginia: I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means...revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of fortune is among possible events: that it may become probable by supernatural interference! The Almighty...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - 2003 - 834 páginas
...tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever. . . . The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest." Jefferson looked to a total emancipation of the slaves and hoped it would take place "with the consent...
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The American Creed: A Biography of the Declaration of Independence

Forrest Church - 2003 - 180 páginas
...for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever, " adding that "the Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest. " Jefferson did not act on this conviction. But he swore on God's altar what Lincoln signed in blood....
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Heir to the Fathers: John Quincy Adams and the Spirit of Constitutional ...

Gary V. Wood - 2004 - 249 páginas
...declared Jefferson when contemplating the possibility of a slave revolt. For like Adams, he believed "the Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest."108 In 1804, Adams was not afraid to echo these words publicly. While speaking against the...
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Thomas Jefferson: The Revolution of Ideas

Richard B. Bernstein - 2004 - 251 páginas
...Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means...attribute which can take side with us in such a contest. And yet, in Query XIV, "Laws," he struggled to explain why Virginia could not abolish slavery at once...
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President's Daughter

William Wells Brown - 2004 - 285 páginas
...Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep for ever; that, considering numbers, nature, and natural means...attribute which can take side with us in such a contest. "What an incomprehensible machine is man! Who can endure toil, famine, stripes, imprisonment, and death...
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God and Human Responsibility: David Walker and Ethical Prophecy

Rufus Burrow - 2003 - 223 páginas
...Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever: that considering numbers, nature and natural means...no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.74 To be sure, Jefferson did not explicitly name the enslaved Africans as persons, and therefore...
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The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism: Addresses to the Slaves

Stanley Harrold
...years ago to exclaim, in view of your enslavement — "I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever; that,...may become probable by supernatural interference!" And he concluded by expressing the hope that the way was "preparing, under the auspices of heaven,...
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