Barbara Chase-Riboud Quote

How could she have known that her vision of the perfect slave would coincide with his vision of the perfect woman? And Sally Hemings loved Thomas Jefferson. That was the tragedy. Love, not slavery. And God knew how much slavery there was in love.


Sally Hemings: ANovel (1979), ch. 1

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How could she have known that her vision of the perfect slave would coincide with his vision of the perfect woman? And Sally Hemings loved Thomas...

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How could she have known that her vision of the perfect slave would coincide with his vision of the perfect woman? And Sally Hemings loved Thomas...

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How could she have known that her vision of the perfect slave would coincide with his vision of the perfect woman? And Sally Hemings loved Thomas...

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How could she have known that her vision of the perfect slave would coincide with his vision of the perfect woman? And Sally Hemings loved Thomas...