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" Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people, whose breasts He has made His peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue. "
First Ripe Fruits: being a collection of tracts; to which are added two ... - Página 272
por John Mitchell MASON (D.D.) - 1803 - 304 páginas
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Faith, Morality, and Civil Society

Dale McConkey, Peter Augustine Lawler - 2003 - 232 páginas
...Thomas Jefferson, in The Life andSelected Writings of Thomas Jefferson, 84-85. 58. Eg, "Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people, whose breasts He has made His peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue — Corruption of...
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Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase

Roger G. Kennedy - 2003 - 376 páginas
...contrary model for civil society and another use of the land in the famous words: 1 Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people, whose breasts he has made his peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue. .. . Corruption...
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Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase

Roger G. Kennedy - 2003 - 376 páginas
...public policy. One can reach those conclusions without any commitment to the view that "those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen II people." Not only can we rely upon a multitude of contemporary testimonials, but we can confirm...
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The Complete Colonial Gentleman: Cultural Legitimacy In Plantation America

...of the landed model, which he democratized and extended to the whole American society when he wrote that "those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God," while denouncing "the mobs of great cities" and those living off commercial activities who depend on...
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Willard Cochrane and the American Family Farm

Richard A. Levins - 2003 - 96 páginas
...To Jefferson, farmers as a group were "first in utility and ought to be first in respect"; they were "the chosen people of God if ever He had a chosen people, whose breasts he has made his peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue." Jefferson feared...
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The Fable of the Southern Writer

Lewis P. Simpson - 1994 - 272 páginas
...nation would forever be the homeland of "those w,ho labour in the earth." They are, Jefferson said, "the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people." In their "breasts he has made his peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue." When he expressed...
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Alternative Economic Spaces

Andrew Leyshon, Roger Lee, Colin C Williams - 2003 - 203 páginas
...nostalgia, we attempt to locate the noble yeomen, stewards of the earth, whom Thomas Jefferson saw as 'the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people, whose breasts He made His peculiar deposit for a substantial and genuine virtue' (Shi, 1985: 77-8)....
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CrossRoutes, the Meanings of "race" for the 21st Century

Paola Boi, Sabine Broeck - 2003 - 268 páginas
...For as the former US President Thomas Jefferson believed, "Those who labor in the earth [... were] the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people" (Watson 46). In consequence, he further argued that the percentage of non-farming, manufacturing wage-laborers...
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Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase

Roger G. Kennedy - 2003 - 376 páginas
...few of the Founding Fathers themselves were family farmers. "Those who labor in the earth [,] . . . the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people," were not well represented among those attending the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Only Jacob Broom...
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Senator Albert Gore, Sr.: Tennessee Maverick

Kyle Longley - 2004 - 384 páginas
...the independent-minded, democratic, and egalitarian American yeoman farmer. In 1787, he had written that "those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people." He distrusted city dwellers and their perceived greed and speculation, and he feared people such as...
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