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" Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, (if ever he had a chosen people,) whose breasts He has made his peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue. It is the focus in which He keeps alive that sacred fire, which, otherwise,... "
Report of the Trial and Acquittal of Edward Shippen, Esquire, Chief Justice ... - Page 294
by William Hamilton - 1805 - 582 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 78

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - Books - 1788 - 714 pages
...facred fire, which otherwife might efcape from the face of the earth. Corruption of morals in the mafs of cultivators is a phenomenon of which no age nor nation has furnimed an example. It is the mark fet on thofe, who not looking up to heaven, to their own foil and...
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Indians of North America - 1801 - 402 pages
...fire, which otherwife might efcape from tfie face of the earth. — Corruption of morals in the mafs of cultivators is a phenomenon of which no age nor nation has furniihed an example. It is the mark fet on thofe, who not looking up to heaven, to their own foil...
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Indians of North America - 1803 - 386 pages
...tfc* earth. Corruption of morals wi the mass tiPe&ti' tivatorsis a phenomenon of Which no age-6* nation has furnished an example. It is the mark set on those, who noHooking up to heaven, to their own soil and industry., as does the husbandman, for i heir subsistence,...
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A Tour in America in 1798,1799, and 1800: Exhibiting Sketches of ..., Volume 2

Richard Parkinson - Agriculture - 1805 - 454 pages
...genuine virtue. It is the focus in which he keeps up that sacred fire, which otherwise might escape 731 from the face of the earth. Corruption of morals in...mass of cultivators, is a phenomenon of which no age or nation has furnished an example : it is.a mark set on those who, instead of looking up to Heaven,...
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The North American Review, Volume 19

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1824 - 586 pages
...unconscious of its secret ravages. It is a remark of Mr Jefferson, in his notes on Virginia, that ' corruption of morals in the mass of cultivators is...which no age nor nation has furnished an example.' That history will bear out this remark in its fullest latitude we doubt not, for it accords with reason...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 980 pages
...deposit for substantial and genuine virtue. It is the focus in which he keeps alive that sacred fire, which otherwise might escape from the face of the...age nor nation has furnished an example. It is the 'jnark set on those, who not looking up to heaven, to their own soil; and industry, as does the husbandman,...
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Slavery - 1832 - 296 pages
...deposite for substantial and genuine virtue. It is the focus in which he keeps alive that sacred fire, which otherwise might escape from the face of the...the mass of cultivators is a phenomenon of which no nge nor nation bus furnished an example. It is the mark set on those, who not looking up to heaven,...
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The Hesperian, Volume 3

William Davis Gallagher, Otway Curry - 1839 - 438 pages
...which he keeps alive the sacred fire, which otherwise might escape from the face of the earth ; that corruption of morals in the mass of cultivators is a phenomenon of which no age or nation has furnished an example ; it is the mark set on those, who not looking up to heaven, to...
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Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the ..., Volume 25

New York State Agricultural Society - Agriculture - 1865 - 860 pages
...any state to that of its farmers, is the proportion of its unsound to the healthy parts." porruption of morals in the mass of cultivators is a phenomenon of which no age or nation has furnished an example. It is a work set on others than those who look up to Heaven for...
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British Farmer's Magazine, Volume 8

Agriculture - 1844 - 576 pages
...and genuine virtue. It is the focus in which he keeps alive that sacred fire which might otherwise escape from the face of the earth. Corruption of morals...mass of cultivators is a phenomenon of which no age or nation has furnished an example." A union, therefore, of such people need not fear any combination....
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