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Quote from Richard Rumbold,


"I never could believe that Providence
had sent a few men into the world,
ready booted and spurred to ride, and
millions ready saddled and bridled to be ridden."


By:

Richard Rumbold (more quotes by Richard Rumbold or books by/about Richard Rumbold)


(?-1685) British Colonel

Source:

His final words on the scaffold before he was hanged in 1685. <br>
Douglass ADAIR, Rumbold's Dying Speech, 1685, and Jefferson's Last Words on Democracy, 1826 [Notes and Documents], in: William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd Series, 9, 1952, p. 521

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Authority, Autocracy, Collectivism, Communism, Control, Despotism, Independence, Licensing, Power, Socialism, Sovereignty, Subservience, Totalitarian, Uniformity

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