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.
Friday, March 24, 2017
The dying lioness, a detail taken from the reliefs of Ashurbanipal’s palace at Nineve. Ashurbanipal was an Assyrian king (685 BC – c. 627 BC).
We've certainly progressed a lot since then, haven't we. Here's some of today's "great art:"ReplyDelete
That will NOT be getting oh's and ah's 2600 years from today. But, maybe it will get this kind of attention:Delete