Friday, July 5, 2013

Reverend Byles

John Singleton Copley: Mather BylesNine quarters of a century ago today, Mather Byles passed on. He is known for saying:

Which is better – to be ruled by one tyrant three thousand miles away or by three thousand tyrants one mile away?
J. L. Bell has an old post over at his blog Boston 1775.

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