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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 - Page 180
by Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1832
...tremble for my country, when I reflect that God is just ; that this justice cannot sleep for ever ; that considering numbers, nature, and natural means...among possible events; that it may become probable by superior interference. The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest."...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - Presidents - 1832 - 556 pages
...are not to be violated but with his wrath 1 Indeed, I tremble for my country, when I reflect that God is just ; that his justice cannot sleep forever :...numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution in the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation is among possible events : that it may become probable...
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The History of the United States of North America, Till the ..., Volume 1

James Grahame - United States - 1833
...population of this province, " 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." Notes on Virginia, p. 173. Seneca relates that it was once proposed at Rome to discriminate the slaves...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1833
...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; and that in case of a servile war, there is no attribute of the Deity to which we could look for help."...
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Memoirs of American Missionaries, Formerly Connected with the Society of ...

Society of Inquiry Respecting Missions (Andover Theological Seminary), Leonard Woods - Missionaries, American - 1833 - 367 pages
...sleep forever." — And speaking of the probability that the blacks may assert their freedom, he adds, "the Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest." It would be easy to collect the sentiments of many highly honored indrviduuls in the southern States...
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The West India Question: Immediate Emancipation Would be Safe for the ...

Charles Stuart - Slavery - 1833 - 43 pages
...so solemnly and so truly said half a century ago, in relation to negro slavery in the United States, "has no attribute, which can take side with us, in such a contest !" If these things be so ; if the immediate emancipation of the negroes, would be safe and profitable...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson: With Selections from the Most Valuable Portions of ...

B. L. Rayner - 1834 - 431 pages
...justice cannot sleep forever : "that considering numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution in the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation is...attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.' The business of ordinary legislation was drawing to a close in Virginia. The collision between Great...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson: With Selections from the Most Valuable Portions of ...

B. L. Rayner - 1834 - 431 pages
...are not to be violated but with his wrath ? Indeed, I tremble for my country, when I reflect that God is just ; that his justice cannot sleep forever :...numbers, nature and natural means only, a revolution in the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation is among possible events ; that it may become probable...
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The Enemies of the Constitution Discovered: Or, An Inquiry Into the Origin ...

William Thomas - Abolitionists - 1835 - 183 pages
...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...interference ! The Almighty has no attribute which can take sides with us in such a contest But it is impossible to be temperate, and to pursue tin's subject through...
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The History of the United States of North America from the Plantation of the ...

James Grahame - United States - 1836 - 451 pages
...population of this province, " when 1 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." Notes on Virginia. So early as the year 1687, we are told that "A plan of insurrection of the blacks...
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