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" His violent prejudice against our West Indian and American settlers appeared whenever there was an opportunity. Towards the conclusion of his Taxation no Tyranny, he says, ' how is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes... "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life - Σελίδα 201
των James Boswell - 1887
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature

Elizabeth Kantor - 2006 - 278 σελίδες
...with the most liberal politics often have the most illiberal private lives: "how is it," he asked, "that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" (The chief beneficiary of Samuel Johnson's will was Johnson's Jamaican servant, a former slave.) In...
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The Real History of the American Revolution: A New Look at the Past

Alan Axelrod - 2007 - 371 σελίδες
...Parliament and King George Ill had made slaves of the Americans: "lf slavery thus be fatally contagious, how is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of Negroes?" DETAILS, DETAILS Four for Four Roger Sherman has the distinction of being a "quadruple signer," the...
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Day of Reckoning: How Hubris, Ideology, and Greed Are Tearing America Apart

Patrick J. Buchanan - 2007 - 294 σελίδες
...that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." From London, Dr. Johnson sneered: "[H]ow is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" On Johnson's death, the chief beneficiary in his will was his Jamaican servant, an ex-slave. Yet Jefferson,...
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Thomas Paine: Enlightenment, Revolution, and the Birth of Modern Nations

Craig Nelson - 2007 - 396 σελίδες
...none but very perspicacious politicians are able to foresee. If slavery be thus fatally contagious, how is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of Negroes?" On April 18, 1775, learning that British troops were marching from Boston to seize a store of gunpowder...
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The Road to Disunion, Volume II : Secessionists Triumphant Volume II ...

William W. Freehling Singletary Professor of the Humanities University of Kentucky - 2007 - 624 σελίδες
...Revolution no less than the southern revolution and is the best answer to Samuel Johnson's famous query: "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" American whites' yelp was profoundly a cry to be the reverse of Negroes and slaves, given its stridency...
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Women's Rights and Transatlantic Antislavery in the Era of Emancipation

Kathryn Kish Sklar, James Brewer Stewart - 2007 - 385 σελίδες
...sharply questioned. They could thus be accused of flagrant hypocrisy, as in Samuel Johnson's famous quip: "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?"8 Johnson had long expressed bitter opposition to colonial slavery and represented a growing...
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Friendships Across Ages: Johnson and Boswell : Holmes and Laski

Jeffrey O'Connell, Thomas E. O'Connell - 2008 - 193 σελίδες
...that in part caused Johnson's hostility to the American Revolution. "How is it," he famously wrote, "that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" Id. 102. BATE, supra note 2, at 191-97. 103. WAIN, supra note 13, at 278. 104. BATE, supra note 15,...
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Exploring American History: From Colonial Times to 1877, Τόμος 7

Tom Lansford, Thomas E. Woods - 2008 - 11 σελίδες
...observers, foreign or domestic. As Samuel Johnson, the great English writer and moralist, wrote in 1775, "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" Calvert, a Catholic, sought a charter so that he and his compatriots would have a place where they...
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I Dissent: Great Opposing Opinions in Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Mark V. Tushnet - 2008 - 229 σελίδες
...contradiction at the Constitution's heart. Criticizing the American drive to revolution, Samuel Johnson asked, "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of Negroes?" The Constitution's framers were sufficiently embarrassed by slavery that they omitted the word and...
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The Keeler Keyhole Collection

Harry Stephen Keeler - 2008 - 438 σελίδες
...thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging." Ivy says he said, of our cries for freedom: "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" (TSS 3-30-62) 153 The latest biographer of Boswell tells us in his book that the record of the amorous...
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