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" Be assured, my dear Sir, that I am incapable of receiving the slightest impression from- the effort now made to plant thorns on the pillow of age, worth and wisdom, and to sow tares 'between friends who have been such for near half a century. "
Century Monthly Magazine - Page 271
edited by - 1927
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 19

Liberalism (Religion) - 1824 - 828 pages
...forgotten facts, to disturb the repose of affections, so sweetening to the evening of our lives. " Be assured, my dear Sir, that I am incapable of receiving...disquieted by this wicked attempt to poison its peace, and prayiug you to throw it by among the things which have never happened, I add sincere assurances of...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - History - 1832 - 568 pages
...or forgotten facts, to disturb the repose of affections so sweetening to the evening of our lives. Be assured, my dear Sir, that I am incapable of receiving the slightest impression from the elicit now made to plant thorns on the pillow of age-, worth, and wisdom, and tosow tares between friends...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - United States - 1871 - 758 pages
...so sweetening to the evening of our lives. Be assured, my dear sir, that I am incapable of receivim; the slightest impression from the effort now made...and to sow tares between friends who have been such tor near half a century. Beseeching you then, not to suffer your mind to be disquieted by this wicked...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1816-1826

Thomas Jefferson - Presidents - 1899 - 516 pages
...or forgotten facts, to disturb the repose of affections so sweetening to the evening of our lives. Be assured, my dear Sir, that I am incapable of receiving...been such for near half a century. Beseeching you thep, not to suffer your mind to be disquieted by this wicked attempt to poison its peace, and praying...
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The University of Virginia: Memories of Her Student-life and Professors

David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth - 1908 - 616 pages
...or forgotten facts, to disturb the repose of affections so sweetening to the evening of our lives. Be assured, my dear Sir, that I am incapable of receiving...friends who have been such for near half a century." Mr. Jefferson a week later, October 24th, wrote President Monroe : " The question presented by the...
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Political Writings

Thomas Jefferson - Political science - 1999 - 676 pages
...so sweetening to the evening of our lives. Be assured, my dear Sir, that I am incapable of recieving the slightest impression from the effort now made...to be disquieted by this wicked attempt to poison it's peace, and praying you to throw it by, among the things which have never happened, I add sincere...
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Passionate Sage: The Character And Legacy Of John Adams

Joseph J Ellis - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 290 pages
...newfound serenity with Jefferson. But the response from Monticello was a model of gracious charity: Be assured, my dear Sir, that I am incapable of receiving...to sow tares between friends who have been such for nearly half a century. Beseeching you then not to suffer your mind to be disquieted by this wicked...
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Thomas Jefferson and the Rhetoric of Virtue

James L. Golden, Professor Emeritus James L Golden, Alan L. Golden - History - 2002 - 562 pages
...or forgotten facts, to disturb the repose of affections so sweetening to the evening of our lives. Be assured, my dear sir, that I am incapable of receiving...to be disquieted by this wicked attempt to poison it's peace, and praying you to throw it by, among the things which have never happened, I add sincere...
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John Adams: Party of One

James Grant - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 572 pages
...or forgotten facts, to disturb the repose of affections so sweetening to the evening of our lives. Be assured, my dear Sir, that I am incapable of receiving...friends who have been such for near half a century." Adams was at breakfast with his family when the letter was brought in. In those days so severe was...
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NILESP WEEKLY REGISTER

H.Niles,Editor - 1824 - 436 pages
...or forgotten facts, to disturb the repose of arl'ections, so sweetening to the evening of our lives. Be assured, my dear sir, that I am incapable of receiving the slighest impression, from the effort now made, to plant thorns on the pillow of age, worth and wisdom,...
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