Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home,
Let him combat for that of his neighbors;
Let him think of the glories of Greece and of Rome,
And get knocked on the head for his labors.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home (l. 1–4). . .

Norton Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I–II. M. H. Abrams, general ed. (5th ed., 1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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