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" I consider the class of artificers as the panders of vice, and the instruments by which the liberties of a country are generally overturned. "
Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. by T.J ... - Page 292
by Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Third President of the United States ..., Volume 1

George Tucker - 1837
...to turn them to the sea, in preference to manufactures; because, comparing the characters of the two classes, I find the former the most valuable citizens....country are generally overturned. However, we are noffree to decide this question on principles of theory only. Our people are decided in the opinion,...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Third President of the United States ..., Volume 1

George Tucker - Presidents - 1837
...turn them to the sea, in preference to manufactures ; because, comparing the characters of the two classes, I find the former the most valuable citizens....of a country are generally overturned. However, we arc not free to decide this question on principles of theory only. Our people are decided in the opinion,...
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Observations on the writings of Thomas Jefferson: with particular reference ...

Henry Lee, Charles Carter Lee - United States - 1839 - 262 pages
...of that division of the working classes, which Mr. Jefferson considers (see Tucker, Vol. I. p. 184,) "the panders of vice, and the instruments by which...the liberties of a country are generally overturned" — yes, he of this abused "class of artificers," entreated so earnestly, that this favourite work...
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Observations on the writings of Thomas Jefferson: with particular reference ...

Henry Lee, Charles Carter Lee - United States - 1839 - 262 pages
...of that division of the working classes, which Mr. Jefferson considers (see Tucker, Vol. I. p. 184,) "the panders of vice, and the instruments by which the liberties of a country are generally overturned"—yes, he of this abused "class of artificers," entreated so earnestly, that this favourite...
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The life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

Henry Stephens Randall - 1858
...the sea in preference to manufactures; because, comparing the characters of the two classes, I fmd the former the most valuable citizens. I consider...the instruments by which the liberties of a country arc generally overturned. However, we are not free to decide this question on principles of theory...
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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 4

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1868
...moment these treaties are a "I counder,* he writes, "the class of artijirm as the panders of vice— the instruments by which the liberties of a country are generally overturned.* Augnst 22, 1785.— Jefferson's Work;, i. 291. concluded, the jurisdiction of Congress over the commerce...
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The Laborer; a Remedy for His Wrongs: Or, A Disquisition on the Usages of ...

William Dealtry - Labor - 1869 - 420 pages
...into the sea, in preference to manufactures. I consider this class of artificers as the panderers to vice, and the instruments by which the liberties of...country are generally overturned. However, we are not at liberty to decide this question on principle of theory only. Our people are decided in the opinion...
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New Outlook, Volume 70

1902
...development of manufactures on moral grounds. " I consider," he said, " the class of artificers as panderers of vice and the instruments by which the liberties of a country are generally overthrown." He wished that no person should be permitted to serve in Congress for more than two successive...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

Henry Stephens Randall - United States - 1871
...them to the sea in preference to manufactures; because, comparing the characters of the two classes, 1 find the former the most valuable citizens. I consider...vice, and the instruments by which the liberties of a countrv are generally overturned. However, we are not free to decide this question on principles of...
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The North American Review, Volume 119

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1874
...artisans, or anything else." Manufactures, however, were his chief aversion, since, he said, " I regard the class of artificers as the panders of vice, and the instruments by which the liberties of a people are generally overturned." He wished it were possible to exclude both manufactures and commerce...
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