Monday, April 22, 2024
American University
A project of the Rev. James B. Simpson Fellowship at American University’s School of Communication

“The Muse inspiring our Fathers was the Genius of Liberty, all on fire with a sense of oppression, and a resolution to throw it off; the whole world was the stage and higher characters than princes trod it….how well the characters were cast, and how well each acted his part….”

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The Muse inspiring our Fathers was the Genius of Liberty, all on fire with a sense of oppression, and a resolution to throw it off; the whole world was the stage and higher characters than princes trod it....how well the characters were cast, and how well each acted his part....
— Daniel Webster
July 4, 1851