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" I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. "
Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late ... - Page 87
by Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies from the Papers of T ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Jefferson - 1829
...tlto context seemed to require, inserted in italic».] lihertatem quam quietam servitutem. Even this evil is productive of good. It prevents the degeneracy...attention to the public affairs. I hold it, that a litde rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 11; Volume 19; Volume 41

1859
...of monarchy, and it becomes nothing. Male pericuhsam libertatim quam quietam servitutem. Even this evil is productive of good. It prevents the degeneracy...rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary to the political world as storms in the physical." — Vol. ii, p. 105. There is a vast deal of wisdom...
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Jefferson and the American Democracy: An Historical Study

Cornelis Henri de Witt - 1862 - 448 pages
...God forbid,' he wrote to his friends, ' we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion.t ... I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is...necessary in the political world as storms in the physical The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. . ....
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Fanaticism: A Sermon Delivered Before the Executive and Legislative ...

Charles E. Grinnell - 1871 - 61 pages
...effects of Jefferson's theory of the desirability of a rebellion every twenty years, with the idea that a rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.2 The aristocratic tendencies of the first two Presidents 3 are divinely utilized in founding...
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The Growth of Government: A Sermon Delivered Before the Executive and ...

James Langdon Hill - 1878 - 43 pages
...effects of Jefferson's theory of the desirability of a rebellion every twenty years, with the idea that a rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary...in the political world as storms in the physical. 2 The aristocratic tendencies of the first two Presidents s are divinely utilized in founding the Fed1...
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Fund Publicaion, Issues 19-23

Maryland Historical Society - 1884
...238. "Those late troubles raised there by that ungrateful Yillaine Richard Ingle."— Ibid, p. 270. " I hold it that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing and a* necessary in the political world as storms in the physical." — Jrjfermn, Works, Vol. Il1, p. 105....
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the ..., Volume 3

John Robert Irelan - 1887
...esteem. I am persuaded myself that the good sense of the people will always be found to be the best army. I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then,...in the political world as storms in the physical. An observation of this truth should render honest republican governors so mild in their punishment...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1784-1787

Thomas Jefferson - 1894
...monarchy, and it becomes nothing. Malo periculosa m libertatem quam quietam servitiitem. Even this evil is productive of good. It prevents the degeneracy...that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, & as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. Unsuccessful rebellions indeed generally...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1784-1787

Thomas Jefferson - 1894
...of monarchy, and it becomes nothing. Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietam servitutem. Even this evil is productive of good. It prevents the degeneracy...that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, & as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. Unsuccessful rebellions indeed generally...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1784-1787

Thomas Jefferson - 1894
...of monarchy, and it becomes nothing. Malo periculosam libertatem quant quietam servitutem. Even this evil is productive of good. It prevents the degeneracy...that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, & as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. Unsuccessful rebellions indeed generally...
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