John Dickinson, congressional delegate from Pennsylvania, is a
Is that all England means to you, sir? Is that all the affection and pride you can muster for the nation that bore you -- for the noblest, most civilized nation on the face of this planet? Would you have us forsake Hastings and Magna Carta, Strongbow and Lionhearted, Drake and Marlborough, Tudors, Stuarts, and Plantagenets? For what, sir? Tell me, for what? For you? Some men are patriots, like General Washington -- some are anarchists, like Mr. Paine -- some even are internationalists, like Dr. Franklin. But you, sir, you are merely an a-gi-ta-tor, disturbing the peace, creating disorder, endangering the public welfare -- and for what? Your petty little personal complaints.
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