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.
Wish I had the chisels.ReplyDelete
I inherited an eclectic set like from my grandfather. I should collect them and post a picture.Delete
I understand most of it, but the Rattlesnake and the tiny black flag with a white cross has me puzzled.ReplyDelete
The tiny little red and black shirt hanging up next to dad's shirt is precious.