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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1630
AUTHOR: Author unknown
HERE were held the
town-meetings that
ushered in the Revolution
HERE Samuel Adams, James Otis
and Joseph Warren exhorted
HERE the men of Boston proved
themselves independent
courageous freemen
worthy to raise issues
which were to concern the
liberty and happiness
of millions yet unborn
ATTRIBUTION: Author unknown. Sign at the main entrance of the Old South Meeting House, Boston, Massachusetts.
SUBJECTS: Revolutionary War (1775–1783)