with consummate rhetorical skill, but facts, undeniably.
The Anglo-Saxon in Jefferson is basal, racial; the turn for academic philosophizing after the French fashithe teaching has increased during the last decades — to minimize the value of Jefferson's self-evident truths.
Rufus Choate, himself a consummate rhetorician, sneere highest positions, have echoed the sneer.
The essence of the objection to Jefferson's platform lies of course in his phrase, all men are created equal, with the d unable even to understand them.
These objectors belong partly, I think, in Jefferson's category of nervous persons --anti-republicans, as he goes on to define the for refusing assent to the proposition.
But no intelligent man, says one of Jefferson's biographers, has ever misconstrued it [the Declaration] except intentionalle standard maxims of free society which no democracy can safely disregard.
Jefferson's long life, so varied, so flexible, so responsive to the touch of popular fo