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" The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. "
Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late ... - Page 269
by Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - 1832 - 556 pages
...And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that the people preserve the spirit of resistance ? Let them...of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure." Such is a specimen of the current of sound philosophy, which Mr. Jefferson poured into the breasts...
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History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the ...

Theodore Dwight - 1833 - 447 pages
...rebellion. That comes to one rebellion in a century and a half for each state. What country before ever existed a century and a half without a rebellion...of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure. " In a letter to William Carmichael, dated December 11th, 1787, he says—" Our new constitution is...
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History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the ...

Theodore Dwight - 1833 - 447 pages
...if its rulers are not warned from time to time that this people preserve the spirit of resistance 9 Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right...to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It it its natural manure. " In a letter to William Carmichael, dated December llth, 1787, he says —...
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History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the ...

Theodore Dwight - 1833
...from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance ? Let them take arms."—"What signify a few lives lost in a century or two ? The...of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure" After reading these sentiments and expressions, no person can be surprised to find that Mr. Jefferson...
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History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the ...

Theodore Dwight - 1833 - 447 pages
...arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon, and pacify them. What signify a few livet lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must...time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is Us natural manure. " In a letter to William Carmichael, dated December llth, 1787, he says — " Our...
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History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the ...

Theodore Dwight - 1833 - 447 pages
...inquires, " What signify a few lives lost in a century or two :"' and the additional remark, that " The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to...the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure,'1'1 This language would better become a Turkish Sultan, or the chief of a Tartar horde, than...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson: With Selections from the Most Valuable Portions of ...

B. L. Rayner - 1834 - 431 pages
...And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that the people preserve the spirit of resistance ? Let them...of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.' Such is a specimen of the philosophy which Mr Jefferson poured into the breasts of the public characters...
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Life of Thomas Jefferson: With Selections from the Most Valuable Portions of ...

B. L. Rayner - 1834 - 431 pages
...if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that the people preserve the spirit of resistance 1 Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right...of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.' Such is a specimen of the philosophy which Mr Jefferson poured into the breasts of the public characters...
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The Character of Thomas Jefferson: As Exhibited in His Own Writings

Theodore Dwight - 1839 - 371 pages
...rebellion. That comes to one rebellion in a century and a half for each state. What country before ever existed a century and a half without a rebellion...patriots and tyrants ; it is its natural manure." It was not to be expected that the man who could talk in this flippant and cold-hearted manner about...
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Observations on the Writings of Thomas Jefferson: With Particular Reference ...

Henry Lee - 1839 - 262 pages
...be twenty years without such a rebellion!"— "What signify a few lives lost in a century or two1! The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to...of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure." The reader, will find an account of this rebellion in Marshall's Life of Washington, Vol. V. p. 114....
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