He Said That? 7/4/17

From Patrick Henry (1736–1799) American attorney, planter, politician, and revolutionary who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia. A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 and from 1784 to 1786. From a speech given at Saint John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia on March 23, 1775 to the Virginia House of Burgesses; as first published in print in 1817 in William Wirt’s Life and Character of Patrick Henry.

Give me liberty, or give me death.

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2 responses to “He Said That? 7/4/17

  1. Indeed, though “I know not what course others may choose, but as for me”……………………

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