"...we should pass over all biographies of 'the good and the great,' while we search carefully the slight records of wretches who died in prison, in Bedlam, or upon the gallows."
~Edgar Allan Poe

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Newspaper Clipping of the Independence Day

A very happy 4th of July to all my American readers.  If you're not American, well, what the hell, enjoy your day, too.

I thought I'd commemorate the holiday with a little slice of history, illustrating "the present intentions of the Americans."  The following appeared in the "London Evening Post" on July 4, 1776:

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