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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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Liars for Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of ..., Volumen1

Chris Rodda - 2006 - 507 páginas
...scriptures. He even goes out of his way for the sake of a fling at them. "Those," says he, "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." How does a Christian...
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Citizen Jefferson

John P. Kaminski - 2005 - 132 páginas
...condition both of their To Benjamin Banneker, Philadelphia, August 30, 1791 Agriculture 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. Notes on the State...
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The Paradox of Democratic Capitalism: Politics and Economics in American Thought

David F. Prindle, Professor David F Prindle - 2006 - 368 páginas
...his idea was in a celebrated passage in a book he wrote in 1785, Notes On Virginia. 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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Reclaiming the American Farmer: The Reinvention of a Regional Mythology in ...

Mary Weaks-Baxter - 2006 - 200 páginas
...Jefferson's often-quoted lines seem forever ingrained in the American consciousness: "Those who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people . . . Corruption of morals in the mass of cultivators is a phenomenon of which no age nor nation has...
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Self-Government, the American Theme: Presidents of the Founding and Civil War

Will Morrisey - 2005 - 290 páginas
...American interests, and are alone to be relied on for expressing the proper American sentiments." They are "the chosen people of God, if ever He had a chosen people," keepers of "that sacred fire" of "substantial and genuine virtue" that "otherwise might escape from...
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Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-class History, Volumen1

Eric Arnesen - 2007 - 1561 páginas
...statement of the exalted place of the independent farmer. "Those who labour in the earth," Jefferson wrote, "are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people." This version of the colonies and the early republic as a world of small, prosperous farms assumed that...
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American Taxation, American Slavery

Robin L. Einhorn - 2008 - 337 páginas
...to country life in Notes on the State of Virginia ( 1 785) was a classic of "republican" thinking. "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." Americans...
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God's Judgments: Interpreting History and the Christian Faith

Steven J. Keillor - 2007 - 223 páginas
...22, 27-28, 30; Thomas Jefferson, "The Philosophy Jefferson hoped for an agrarian, Unitarian republic. "Those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God, if ever he had a chosen people," he claimed. Western small farmers were his ideal citizens, and Unitarians were to become the religious...
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All in the Family: The Private Roots of American Public Policy

Patricia Strach - 2007 - 245 páginas
...agrarian lifestyle as the only means of promoting true democracy. Jefferson paints farmers as superior: "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." 10 Jefferson contrasts...
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The Political Philosophy of Benjamin Franklin

Lorraine Smith Pangle - 2007 - 277 páginas
...a distinctively modern twist to the old theme of the sturdy yeoman farmer. According to Jefferson, 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. . . . Corruption...
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