|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Thomas Moore (17791852)|
|QUOTATION:||Ay, down to the dust with them, slaves as they are!|
From this hour let the blood in their dastardly veins,
That shrunk at the first touch of Libertys war,
Be wasted for tyrants, or stagnate in chains.
|ATTRIBUTION:||On the Entry of the Austrians into Naples, 1821.|