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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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Soziologie der Landschaft

Stefan Kaufmann - 2005 - 369 páginas
...spezifische Tätigkeit zu binden, die Volksdemokratie mit einer bestimmten sozialen Figur zu verknüpfen: Those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people, whose breast he has made bis peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue. It is the focus in...
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At Home in Nature: Modern Homesteading and Spiritual Practice in America

Rebecca Kneale Gould - 2005 - 350 páginas
...York: Harper Brothers, 1 945), 275-6. 82. Thomas Jefferson's words almost two hundred years earlier: "Those who labour 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." Jefferson, Notes...
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Converging Stories: Race, Ecology, and Environmental Justice in American ...

Jeffrey Myers - 2005 - 188 páginas
...expressing his belief that an agrarian society is the most free and most virtuous: 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 . . . The mobs of...
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The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Inspirational Quotes

Wendy Toliver - 2004 - 511 páginas
...— Srr Thomas Browne My honor is dearer to me than my life. — Miguel de Cervantes 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. — Thomas Jefferson...
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American Political Rhetoric: A Reader

Peter Augustine Lawler, Robert Martin Schaefer - 2005 - 427 páginas
...be called off from that to exercise manufactures and handicraft arts for the other? 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. It is the focus...
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The Independent Man: Citizenship and Gender Politics in Georgian England

Matthew McCormack - 2005 - 222 páginas
...Thomas Jefferson praised his nation's husbandmen as constituting the 'healthy part' of the citizenry: Those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God, if he ever had a chosen people, whose breasts he has made his peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine...
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The Louisiana Purchase and American Expansion, 1803-1898

W St John Garwood and W St John Garwood Jr Centennial Chair in Law Sanford Levinson, Sanford Levinson, Bartholomew H. Sparrow - 2005 - 262 páginas
...to hold forth on "the dignity and utility of agriculture" and thus to imagine, in Jefferson words, that "those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God . . . whose breasts he has made his peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue." Destutt dismissed...
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Establishing Congress: The Removal to Washington, D.C., and the Election of 1800

Kenneth R. Bowling, Donald R. Kennon - 2005 - 225 páginas
...agrarian life encouraged and sustained personal virtue. In Notes on the State of Virginia he wrote that "those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God, 22 Ford, Works of Thomas Jefferson, 8:459—61. 23 Jefferson to Elbridge Gerry, Jan. 26, 1799, ibid.,...
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Natural Visions: The Power of Images in American Environmental Reform

Finis Dunaway - 2005 - 246 páginas
...in every possible way the Jeffersonian ideal. "Those who labor in the earth," Jefferson had written, "are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people, whose breast he has made his peculiar deposit for substantial and genuine virtue." To New Dealers,...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - 2006 - 1044 páginas
...virtues, while condemning large cities. "Those who labor in the earth," he wrote famously in 1783, "are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people." In drawing this distinction, he did not mean to dismiss the cultural and intellectual amenities of...
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