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Patrick Henry



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.it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth and listen to the song of that siren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty?

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Patrick Henry

The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant. the active, the brave.

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There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged. Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston. The war is inevitable-- and let it come.

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We have done everything that could be done to avert the storm which is now coming on. We have petitioned; we have remonstrated; we have supplicated; we have prostrated ourselves before the throne and have implored its interposition to arrest the tyrannical hands of the ministry and Parliament.
...there is no longer any room for hope. If we wish to be free; if we mean to preserve inviolate those inestimable privileges for which we have been so lo...
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