18th-century Politician Quotes
Several inhabitants have been killed and wounded, and nearly sixty within a short time carried into confinement and robbed of their property, and unless some protection is afforded, those who are of ability and inclination will retire into the country, and others will make their peace. The ardor of the people, (which is to be lamented,) has abated in consequence of their distresses, so that very little opposition is to be expected from them.
I bow to no man for I am considered a prince among my own people. But I will gladly shake your hand.
On being presented to King George III
Before the Battle of Trafalgar:Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.