|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|The worst of rebels never arm|
To do their king or country harm,
But draw their swords to do them good,
As doctors cure by letting blood.
ButlerMiscellaneous Thoughts. L. 181.
| Men seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebel against anything that does not deserve rebelling against.|
CarlyleEssays. Goethes Works.
|Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.|
Inscription on a Cannon near which the ashes of President John Bradshaw were lodged, on the top of hill near Martha Bay in Jamaica. See StilesHistory of the Three Judges of Charles I. Attributed also to Franklin in Randalls Life of Jefferson. Vol. III. P. 585. Motto on Jeffersons seal.
|Rebellion in this land shall lose his sway,|
Meeting the check of such another day.
Henry IV. Pt. I. Act V. Sc. 5. L. 41.
|Unthread the rude eye of rebellion.|
King John. Act V. Sc. 4. L. 11.