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Quote from Richard Brinsley Sheridan,

"Give them a corrupt House of Lords,
give them a venal House of Commons,
give them a tyrannical Prince,
give them a truckling court,
and let me have but an unfettered press.
I will defy them to encroach a hair’s breadth
upon the liberties of England."


Richard Brinsley Sheridan (more quotes by Richard Brinsley Sheridan or books by/about Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

(1751-1816) Irish playwright and Whig statesman


Speech in the House of Commons, 6 February 1810


Congress, Corruption, Government, Justice, Patriotism, Press, Speech, Tyranny


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