Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell; and George the Third — [“Treason!” cried the Speaker] — may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it.

Patrick Henry (1736-1799) American revolutionary and orator
Speech on the Stamp Act, Virginia House of Burgesses (29 May 1765)
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