Patriotism’s Spark

Author: B.W., a pseudonym Date: October 7, 1765 “Time is not I trust yet come that Indolence has so enervated your Powers, that you will neither bestir yourselves to promote its [Liberty’s] Interests, nor make a stand, when oppression, like Poverty, invades as an armed Man…” “Not to feel for public Calamities – to be […]

Date: March 19, 1766 “[I]t is absurd to attempt to impose so cruel a yoke on a people who are so near to the state of original equality, and who look upon their liberties not merely as arbitrary grants, but as their unalienable eternal rights, purchased by the blood and treasure of their ancestors; which […]