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" With respect to aristocracy, we should further consider, that before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history but the man of the old world, crowded within limits either small or overcharged, and steeped in the vices which... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 273
1928
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 51

1830 - 622 pages
...• • America : ' Before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history hut the man of the old world crowded within limits either...very different one that for the man of these States.' Nothing is throughout these Letters more repeatedly and more thoroughly disclaimed, than the notion...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, Volume 4

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829 - 594 pages
...With respect to aristocracy, we should further consider, that before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history but the man of...preferring the exercise of any other industry, may exact for it such compensation as not only to afford a comfortable subsistence, but wherewith to provide...
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Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. by T.J ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1829 - 1102 pages
...With respect to aristocracy, we should further consider, that before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history but the man of...man of these States. Here every one may have land to labour for himself, if he chooses ; or, preferring the exercise of any other industry, may exact for...
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Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1829 - 662 pages
...With respect to aristocracy, we should further consider, that before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history but the man of...one, that for the man of these States. Here every one mrfy have land to labour for himself, if he chooses ; or, preferring the exercise of any other industry,...
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A Comparative View of the Constitutions of Great Britain and the United ...

Peter Freeland Aiken - Great Britain - 1842 - 218 pages
...supposing that it could succeed in the states of Europe. " A government adapted for which (he says) would be one thing; but a very different one that for the men of these states. Here in America, every man may have land, to labour for himself, if he chooses...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence, cont

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854 - 636 pages
...With respect to aristocracy, we should further consider, that before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history but the man of...preferring the exercise of any other industry, may exact for it it such compensation as not only to afford a comfortable subsistence, but wherewith to provide...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Correspondence

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1859 - 636 pages
...With respect to aristocracy, we should further consider, that before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history but the man of...different one, that for the man of these States. Here everyone may have land to labor for himself, if he chooses ; or, preferring the exercise of any other...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1807-1815

Thomas Jefferson - Presidents - 1898 - 580 pages
...With respect to aristocracy, we should further consider, that before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history but the man of...preferring the exercise of any other industry, may exact for it such compensation as not only to afford a comfortable subsistence, but wherewith to provide...
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The Alumni Bulletin

Universities and colleges - 1908 - 442 pages
...from a letter to John Adams, dated at Monticello, in 1813 : "Before the establishment of the American States, nothing was known to history but the man of...one, that for the man of these States. "Here every man may have land, and labor for himself if he chooses ; or preferring the exercise of any other industry,...
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The Menace of Privilege: A Study of the Dangers to the Republic from the ...

Henry George - Economics - 1905 - 446 pages
...and independent subsistence was within the reach of all. As Jefferson said of the country generally: "Here every one may have land to labor for himself,...preferring the exercise of any other industry, may exact for it such compensation as not only to afford a comfortable subsistence, but wherewith to provide...
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