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" This reliance cannot deceive us, as long as we remain virtuous ; and I think we shall be so, as long as agriculture is our principal object, which will be the case while there remain vacant lands in any part of America. When we get piled upon one another... "
Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late ... - Página 278
por Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Tendencies and Tensions of the Information Age: The Production and ...

Jorge Reina Schement, Terry Curtis - 1995 - 285 páginas
...parts, and is a good enough barometer whereby to measure its degree of corruption." To Madison, 1787, "When we get piled upon one another in large cities,...Europe, and go to eating one another as they do." To de Meunier, 1786, "An industrious farmer occupies a more dignified place in the scale of things...
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Unmeltable Ethnics: Politics and Culture in American Life

1996 - 486 páginas
...while there remain vacant lands in any part of America. When we get piled together upon one another hi large cities, as in Europe, we shall become corrupt...Europe, and go to eating one another as they do there. And again: Before the establishment of the American states, nothing was known to history but the men...
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Lurvy: A Farmer's Almanac

Hal Niedzviecki - 1999 - 165 páginas
...spits in the muck] I learned it. Father wanted me to learn it. Jefferson said: 'We shall become as corrupt as in Europe and go to eating one another as they do there.' That is it. You see? Eating one another. So there is nothing else, just a bunch of pigs, that is all....
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The American West: A New Interpretive History

Robert V. Hine, John Mack Faragher - 2000 - 616 páginas
...western lands were exhausted, he wrote, Americans would "get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, and go to eating one another as they do there."10 The surveyors headed west in late 1785 as soon as the Iroquois and the Ohio Indians ceded...
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Investor Politics: The New Force that Will Transform American Business ...

John Hood - 2001 - 308 páginas
...virtuous ... as long as agriculture is our principal object, which will be the case while there remains vacant lands in any part of America. When we get piled...in Europe, and go to eating one another as they do there.2 Jefferson argued that farming led to virtue and to support for limited government "by the most...
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Performing America: Cultural Nationalism in American Theater

Jeffrey D. Mason, J. Ellen Gainor - 2001 - 250 páginas
...conjured more specters of savagery and devourment. As Thomas Jefferson had warned: "When we get piled up upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we...Europe, and go to eating one another as they do there" (qtd. in Muccigrosso 122). For many white, middle-class men, urban women contributed to the threat....
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The Discovery of First Principles

Edward J. Dodson - 2002 - 604 páginas
...for paltry money wages. "When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe? he wrote, "we shall become corrupt as in Europe, and go to eating one another as they do there"1•* Already, in the republic's coastal cities there was great poverty and social unrest. Immigration...
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Architecture and Town Planning in Colonial North America, Volumen1

James D. Kornwolf, Professor James D Kornwolf, Georgiana Wallis Kornwolf - 2002 - 1770 páginas
...proven too true: "When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as in Europe, and go to eating one another as they do there. . . . [The people] will forget themselves, but in the sole faculty of making money."1'11 The Native...
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The Grand Tour: The European Adventure of a Continental Drifter

Tim Moore - 2002 - 384 páginas
...surprisingly summed up what he had learnt in Paris and Italy by expressing the fear that 'we shall become as corrupt as in Europe, and go to eating one another as they do there'. Back at Tara, the Tarleton boys, learning that another college expulsion will lead to parental forfeiture...
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After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture

Joseph J. Ellis - 2002 - 256 páginas
...the case, while there remains vacant lands in any part of America. When we get piled upon one other in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become corrupt as in Europe." Webster's vision of America, like Jefferson's, was fundamentally agrarian: he thought of property as...
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