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"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."
--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Monday, July 16, 2012
Birthday Today - Sir Joshua Reynolds
The great British portrait painter of the 1700s, often of military heroes of the Empire. Here is his Lord Keppel: