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" I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. "
Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of Thomas Jefferson - Страница 441
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Том 18

Thomas Jefferson - 1904
...speak, to do. His life was largely given to unfettering the mind of man. " I have sworn," he wrote, " upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." The statute for religious liberty, drawn by him and enacted by the Virginia Assembly, was the first...

The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Том 17

Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh - 1904
...anything that savored in the slightest of any form of tyranny or compulsion. He said, "I have sworn, on the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." Full seventy-five years before the great conflict that finally cut the Gordian knot of slavery, Jefferson...

The New Star Chamber: And Other Essays

Edgar Lee Masters - 1904 - 213 страници
...practical arts, with music, with polite literature and with a new form of statesmanship. He had sworn eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. The warfare which he waged was in the domain of mind. It was against injustice, special privilege,...

Master Thoughts of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - 1907 - 196 страници
...elsewhere, and less perfection in the others, with more health, virtue, and freedom would be my choice. ... I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility...against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. MANY ATTEMPTS have been made to obtain terms and promises from me. I have declared to them unequivocally,...

The University of Virginia: Memories of Her Student-life and Professors

David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth - 1908 - 501 страници
...hope of obtaining an establishment of a particular form of Christianity throughout the United States. The returning good sense of our country threatens...against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. And this is the cause of their printing lying pamphlets against me, forging conversations for me."...

Folcarinia: A Political Love Story

Adam Dixon Warner, Theodore A. Bell - 1908 - 279 страници
...can there be than this?" said Nogero. On the question of human slavery, he wrote: "I have sworn, on the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. * * * Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a...

Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar ..., Том 22

1909
...or soon afti"r. The lurid phrase which leaped from his pen amid the heats of his later conflicts, "/ have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility...against every form of tyranny over the mind of man," was but the morbid reflex of his saner mood in this great combat of his vibrant manhood. His assault...

The History of Political Theory and Party Organization in the United States

Simeon Davidson Fess - 1910 - 451 страници
...know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." Speaking of the value of an education he said, " I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility...against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." Thus the passion of freedom or liberty is supreme in his motive in the service for an educational system...

Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States, Том 4

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines - 1915
...and state. " The returning good sense of the country," he adds, "threatens abortion to their hopes, & they believe that any portion of power confided to...of man. But this is all they have to fear from me: & enough too in their opinion & this is the cause of their printing their lying pamphlets against me,...

Makers of America: Franklin, Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln

Emma Lilian Dana - 1915 - 205 страници
...make democracy forever secure. It was in fulfillment of an oath taken many years before: "I have sworn eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man !" His eager work continued until the very end. He rode his fiery horse until he was so feeble that...




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