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Quote from William Pitt,

"The poorest man may in his cottage,
bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown.
It may be frail, its roof may shake;
the wind may blow through it;
the storm may enter; the rain may enter;
but the King of England may not enter;
all his force dares not cross the threshold
of the ruined tenement."


William Pitt (more quotes by William Pitt or books by/about William Pitt)

(1708-1778) First Earl of Chatham, English statesman and orator


Speech in the House of Lords, in opposition to Excise Bill on perry and cider, 1763


Constitution, Defense, Independence, Law, Oppression, Privacy, Property, Republic, Respect, Responsibility, Sovereignty, Privacy Army


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