I shall enter on no encomium upon Massachusetts; she needs none. There she is. Behold her, and judge for yourselves. There is her history; the world knows it by heart. The past, at least, is secure. There is Boston and Concord and Lexington and Bunker Hill; and there they will remain forever.
Source: Second Speech on Foot's Resolution, Jan. 26, 1830. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857,
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