John Trumbull (poet) Quote


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As though there were a tie 
 And obligation to posterity. 
 We get them, bear them, breed, and nurse: 
 What has posterity done for us. 
 That we, lest they their rights should lose, 
 Should trust our necks to gripe of noose?  - John Trumbull (poet)
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Born: April 24, 1750

Died: May 11, 1831 (aged 81)

Bio: John Trumbull was an American poet.

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