Rufus Choate Quote

There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had selected, and by equal laws which it had framed.


Speech before the New England Society (22 December 1843)

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There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had...

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There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had...

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There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had...

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There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had...