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A Samuel Adams Quotation

Posted on | April 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Smitty

If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquillity of servitude than the animating contest of freedom–go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen!

Quoted by Bill Whittle in one of his top five or so outings.


One Response to “A Samuel Adams Quotation”

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    […] Big tip of the fedora to Smitty who used a quote from this speech in a posting of his own that I have not used here.  Please do take the time to click here and read his choice. […]