And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Knowing what I do, I could have made a yew bow, even though the locals didn't know how then.ReplyDelete
And then you could equip an army with them, which in turn would make you the Laird of the Land. Oh aye!Delete