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Patrick Henry

May 29, 1736 - June 06, 1799
"Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men, without a consequent loss of liberty! I say that the loss of that dearest privilege has ever followed, with absolute certainty, every such mad attempt."source: Elliot, 3:59loss of freedom, rights, dependency, watchfulness, checks and balances, entrust

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