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Thomas Day
 
Date of birth: 22 June 1748
Date of death: 28 September 1789
Country Of Origin: England
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   Thomas Day was born about 1801 in Virginia to a free black mother. To his fortunate birth (black children's legal status being defined by their mothers'), Day added initiative and artistic vision--and a bold determination to carve out a life little constrained by white supremacy.

In 1823, Day moved to North Carolina. Within a decade, he had established himself as one of the state's pre-eminent furniture craftsmen and entrepreneurs. His creative work was widely recognized a .... (More...)
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" But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification. "

Thomas Day
" But let us not too hastily triumph in the shame of Sparta, lest we aggravate our own condemnation. "

Thomas Day
" But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace? "

Thomas Day
" I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan with that of a British nobleman. "

Thomas Day
" In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune, whose name was Merton. "

Thomas Day
" Let eunuchs and figurants, those respectable guardians of modern discipline, insult the memory of Lycurgus; and fellows of colleges establish their monkish institutions on the ruin of the Lyceum. "

Thomas Day
" Let the wild inconsistent claims of America prevail, when they shall be unmixed with the clank of chains, and the groans of anguish. "

Thomas Day
" Let us remember, there is a people, who share the government and name of Britons; among whom the cruelty of Sparta is renewed without its virtue. "

Thomas Day
" Modern Philosophy, like modern Honor, has chosen her residence in courts and Palaces. "

Thomas Day
" The trifle now inscribed with your name. was occasioned by a particular fact; but to the disgrace of human nature, the subject is sufficiently general to interest every heart not totally impenetrable. "

Thomas Day
" There are certain forms in which vice appears not only monstrous, but ridiculous; the cruelty of Nero is more disgusting than that of Tiberius. "

Thomas Day
" Tommy Merton, at the time he came from Jamaica, was only six years old. He was naturally a very good-natured boy, but unfortunately had been spoiled by too much indulgence. "

Thomas Day
" We boast of the gentleness of our manners, and think the rugged virtues of antiquity ill-adapted to the genius of the present times. "

Thomas Day
" We have no right to luxuries while the poor want bread. "

Thomas Day
" When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus, its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror. "

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