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Quote from Hiram Mann,

"No man escapes
When freedom fails,
The best men rot in filthy jails;
And they who cried: “Appease, Appease!”
Are hanged by men they tried to please."


Hiram Mann (more quotes by Hiram Mann or books by/about Hiram Mann)

[George Hiram Mann] (1872-1955) New York City self-taught attorney, took a case involving overtime payments for 1,400 Navy yard workers, settled 27 years later when Congress passed a bill authorizing $332,342.72 for the back pay.


28 March 1947, Wall Street Journal, Letters to the Editor, Hiram Mann, New York City


Conformity, Freedom, Liberty, Obedience, Peace, Persecution, Prison, Proverbs, Death


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