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" Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ... - Page 467
by Edmund Burke - 1889
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Imperatives, Behaviors, and Identities: Essays in Early American Cultural ...

Jack P. Greene - 1992 - 422 pages
...most salient feature of the intimate connection between liberty and slavery in Revolutionary America, "those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. Freedom is to them," Burke continued, not only an enjoyment but a kind of rank and privilege. Not seeing that freedom, as...
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Pre-Revolutionary Writings

Edmund Burke - 1993 - 412 pages
...Northward. It is that in Virginia and the Carolinas, they have a vast multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are...common blessing, and as broad and general as the air, 41 may be united with much abject toil, with great misery, with all the exterior of servitude, Liberty...
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Masters and Lords: Mid-19th-Century U.S. Planters and Prussian Junkers

Shearer Davis Bowman - 1993 - 374 pages
...northward." "It is, that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are...countries where it is a common blessing and as broad and as general as the air, may be united with much abject toil, with great misery, with all the exterior...
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Story of American Freedom

Eric Foner - 1999 - 452 pages
...the threat of metaphorical slavery. Where freedom was a privilege, not a common right, he observed, "those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom." Much the same point was made by David Ramsay, a South Carolinian whose History of the American Revolution,...
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Historic Sumner County, Tennessee

Jay Guy Cisco - 2009 - 334 pages
...now residents of Sumner and other counties in Tennessee. Edmund Burke said: "Wherever slavery exists, in any part of the world, those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom and these people of the Southern colonies are much more strongly and with a higher and more stubborn...
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Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas

David Hackett Fischer - 2005 - 880 pages
...northward. It is, that in Virginia and the Carolinas, they have a vast multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are...only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege." Burke believed that the existence of slavery made masters more conscious of their own liberty and freedom....
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Burke, Select Works, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 2005 - 848 pages
...North-ward. It is, that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a vast multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are...it is a common blessing, and as broad and general CONCILIATION WITH AMERICA. as the air, may be united with much abject toil, with great misery, with...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - 2005 - 237 pages
...is, that in Virginia and the Oarolinas they have a vast multitude of slaves. "Where this is the ease in any part of the world, those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. 20 Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, bat a kind of rank and privilege. Not seeing there that...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States

Joseph Story - 2005 - 1408 pages
...northward. It is that in Virginia and the Carolinas, they have a vast multitude of slaves. "Where this is the case in any part of the world, those, who are free, are by far 1 Burke's Speech on Taxation of America in 1774 ; Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America, 22 March,...
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Performing Patriotism: National Identity in the Colonial and Revolutionary ...

Jason Shaffer - 2007 - 254 pages
...Britain and the American colonies. Burke observes that in the slaveholding colonies of the Americas: "those who are free are by far the most proud and...freedom, as in countries where it is a common blessing as broad and general as the air, may be united with much abject toil, with great misery, with all the...
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