"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
by:
Nathan Hale
(1755-1776) American Patriot
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his last words before being hanged by the British, without a trial, September 22, 1776
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    Nice sentiment ~~ but Hale never said it. Everyone present at his hanging (British & colonial alike) agree that, although he spoke words that are very similiar, he did not, in fact, speak them. They were recorded later after official accounts & dispatches had circulated among his friends.
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