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, July 28, 2021
A Prussian cavalry soldier watching a biplane fly by, 1910.
A good hatchet throw might have changed history.ReplyDelete
I wonder if the cavalry trooper understood he was witnessing the demise of his relevancy?ReplyDelete
These days it'd be: A Bi-Prussian watching a climate-change fossil-fuel CO2 emitter.ReplyDelete
More like the Wright Flyer.ReplyDelete
Looks like a Wright Flyer to me. It's not only the first airplane the Prussian saw, it's the first airplane anybody saw!Delete
for the skeptic, there is no evidence that he is watching anything, or just thinking of his retirement.ReplyDelete