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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... "
The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and genius - Σελίδα 206
των Samuel Johnson - 1810
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The Complete Colonial Gentleman: Cultural Legitimacy In Plantation America

...slavery as a metaphor for British tyranny. "If slavery be thus fatally contagious," ran the argument, "how is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of Negroes?" Perhaps, it was suggested, the Revolutionary leaders should decide "that the slaves should be set free,...
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Surface and Depth: The Quest for Legibility in American Culture

Michael T. Gilmore - 2003 - 240 σελίδες
...which he took aim at colonial presumption. The work is best remembered for its rebuke of hypocrisy: "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" No less revealing is the introductory assault on the entire worldview of the Americans. In contrast...
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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation

Jim Cullen - 2004 - 214 σελίδες
...don't have to be a modern-day cynic to make such an observation: a lot of people at the time did, too. "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" asked the famed British essayist Samuel Johnson in 1775. Nor were such comments limited to critics...
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The American Creed: A Biography of the Declaration of Independence

Forrest Church - 2003 - 180 σελίδες
...calls for American rights. From England, the literary lion Samuel Johnson posed the obvious question: "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" Jefferson, indicted by his own soaring rhetoric, might better be described as schizophrenic than hypocritical...
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The Very Best of Malcolm Muggeridge

Malcolm Muggeridge - 2003 - 288 σελίδες
...There's a wonderful saying of Dr Johnson that wise and good man - that I like very much: 'Why,' he asks, 'is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of slaves?' Human Life Review, 1977 Systematically, stage by stage, our way of life had been dismantled,...
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John Wesley: A Biography

Stephen Tomkins - 2003 - 208 σελίδες
...They called for liberty, but already had as much as most English people and, anyway, 'How is it dial we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?' Wesley read it, fell for it and plagiarized it. He edited it into a pamphlet entitled A Calm Address...
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Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas

David Hackett Fischer, Harmondsworth Professor of American History and Fellow David Hackett Fischer - 2005 - 851 σελίδες
...and gave it a new purpose that it had not possessed before. SLAVERY DEFENDED Liberty for Slaveholders How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes? — DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON, 1775 IN THE YEAR 1852, 3. Louisiana cotton farmer named Edwin Epps hired a...
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Samuel Johnson

Timothy Wilson-Smith - 2004 - 160 σελίδες
...colonists. However, his hatred of hypocrisy led him to make one shrewd hit at the American patriotic case. How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?"* Johnson hated the institution of slavery and he knew that almost none of the American leaders attacked...
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Vanishing Point: A Novel

David Markson - 2004 - 191 σελίδες
...called Jane Austen. A prose Shakespeare, agreed Macaulay. Without poetry — Charlotte Bronte's dissent. How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of Negroes? Asked Johnson of the American Revolution. The Wandering Jew was claimed to have been seen in Munich...
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Runaway and Freed Missouri Slaves and Those Who Helped Them, 1763-1865

Harriet C. Frazier - 2004 - 214 σελίδες
...others. Dr. Johnson's pithy remarks in 1777 on slaveholding American patriots capture this paradox: "How is it that we hear the loudest yelps for liberty among the drivers of negroes?" Johnson continued his opposition to slavery by observing, "An individual may, indeed, forfeit his liberty...
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