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.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Menelik II of Ethiopia in his coronation robes, approx 1889.
The man who would be king - Ron Pearlman?ReplyDelete
Without the royal accroutrements that's me after a night of hard partying.ReplyDelete