This hand, to tyrants ever sworn the foe, For Freedom only deals the deadly blow; Then sheathes in calm repose the vengeful blade, For gentle peace in Freedom's hallowed shade.
John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848)
Source: Written in an Album, 1842.
Contributed by: Zaady
La molesse est douce, et sa suite est cruelle. - Idleness is sweet, and its consequences are cruel.
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