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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1910
AUTHOR: Clifford K. Berryman (1869–1949)
QUOTATION: Stout hearts, my laddies! If the row comes, REMEMBER THE MAINE, and show the world how American sailors can fight.
ATTRIBUTION: CLIFFORD K. BERRYMAN, caption under cartoon, The Washington Post, April 3, 1898, p. 1.

On February 15, 1898, the warship Maine blew up in the harbor at Havana, Cuba. Edward T. Folliard, correspondent and historian of The Washington Post, said of Berryman’s cartoon: “Thus was born the slogan and battle cry of the Spanish-American War.”—The Washington Post, September 24, 1972, Potomac magazine, special section, “The Washington Post, 1972,” p. 8.