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" All eyes are opened, or opening, to the rights of man. The general spread of the light of science has already laid open to every view the palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted... "
The Life of Thomas Jefferson: Author of the Declaration of Independence, and ... - Página 257
por William Linn - 1834 - 267 páginas
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Heir to the Fathers: John Quincy Adams and the Spirit of Constitutional ...

Gary V. Wood - 2004 - 249 páginas
...celebrated example, "the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God."4 This is what the Declaration means when it declares that all men are created equal. The Africans...
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Thomas Jefferson: The Revolution of Ideas

Richard B. Bernstein - 2004 - 251 páginas
...palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately,...others. For ourselves, let the annual return of this day forever refresh our recollections of these rights, and an undiminished devotion to them. I should,...
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Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness

Thomas Jefferson - 2004 - 176 páginas
...palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God. Mine, after all, may be a Utopian dream, but being innocent, I have thought I might indulge in it till...
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Facing the Other: Ethical Disruption and the American Mind

Linda Bolton - 2004 - 209 páginas
...1963). truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God." It is a promise entwined in the founding violence of a new law, creating an egalitarianism of material...
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The Scottish Invention of America, Democracy and Human Rights: A History of ...

Alexander Leslie Klieforth, Robert John Munro - 2004 - 434 páginas
...palpable truth that the mass of mankind has not been born, with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of god." 1 826, July 4 Thomas Jefferson and John Adams deceased on the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration...
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The Deconstitutionalization of America: The Forgotten Frailties of ...

Roger Milton Barrus, John H. Eastby, Joseph H. Lane, Jr., David E. Marion, James F. Pontuso - 2004 - 162 páginas
...the Declaration, "the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God." 3 They are thus left free by nature to govern themselves—to decide what ends to pursue, and how to...
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

Harry W. Fritz - 2004 - 143 páginas
...palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God."2 These are American values, even today. James Parton summed up: "If Jefferson was wrong, America...
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The Stuff of a Lifetime: Self, Sense, Soul, and Spirit in Human Experience

Gene Ruyle - 2005 - 180 páginas
...palpable truth, that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God. (B. Mayo, Jefferson Himself, p. 545) A few days after writing this, he died. Like his close friend...
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Kill All the Lawyers?: Shakespeare's Legal Appeal

Daniel Kornstein - 1994 - 274 páginas
...Jefferson wrote, "The mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God."9 Bottom's speech, in the Jeffersonian mold, heralds a newer, more democratic view, where the...
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A Theory of Personalism

Thomas R. Rourke, Rosita A. Chazarreta Rourke - 2005 - 217 páginas
...his life, was "that the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God."76 In order for the person to be free and realize his potential, Jefferson believed that he had...
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