03 June 2008

Patrick Henry Redux

My scanner is working again, thanks to my nephew's efforts, so I can upload that page from the American Mercury of September 1956 containing the original version of the "religionists" quotation so often falsely attributed to Patrick Henry:

Once again let me point out that the burden of proof is on anybody claiming that a quotation is genuine. This alleged Patrick Henry quotation fails the test in all possible ways.

1 comment:

David Aukerman said...

Correction: this page is from the November 1956 edition of The American Mercury. Full text:

http://www.unz.com/print/AmMercury-1956nov-00130/

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