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S.A. Bent, comp. Familiar Short Sayings of Great Men. 1887.

Isaac Barré

  • [An English soldier and politician, born 1726; served in Canada under Wolfe; entered Parliament, 1761; opposed North’s administration; privy councillor, 1766; died 1802.]
  • They planted by your care! No, your oppression planted them in America.

  • In reply to Charles Townshend, February, 1765, who asked if colonies planted by British care would grudge taxation.