Posts Tagged ‘Freemen’

To Oppose and Overthrow Political Wrong

November 5, 2012

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To oppose and overthrow political wrong, and corruption the people

“Have a weapon firmer set
And better than the bayonet;
A weapon that comes down as still,
As snow flakes fall upon the sod,
But executes a Freeman’s will,
As lightning does the will of God;
And from its force, nor bolts nor rocks
Can shield them — tis the ballot box.”

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (Bangor, Maine) Aug 9, 1843