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Quotation by William Pitt, The Elder Chatham, Lord
I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of people, so dead to all the feelings of liberty, as voluntarily to submit to be slaves, would have been fit instruments to make slaves of the rest.
William Pitt, The Elder, Lord Chatham (1708–1778), British statesman. Address, January 14, 1766, to House of Commons.
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