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John Lothrop Motley

Data de nascimento: 15. Abril 1814
Data de falecimento: 29. Maio 1877

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„As long as he lived, he was the guiding-star of a whole brave nation, and when he died the little children cried in the street.“

— John Lothrop Motley
The Rise of the Dutch Republic (1856; New York: Harper, 1861) vol. 3, part 6, ch. 7, p. 627. Of William the Silent. In a footnote Motley cites the original of his last phrase in an official report made by the Greffier Corneille Aertsens: "dont par toute la ville l'on est en si grand duil tellement que les petits enfans en pleurent par les rues."

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„Local self-government…is the life-blood of liberty.“

— John Lothrop Motley
The Rise of the Dutch Republic (1856; New York: Harper, 1861) vol. 3, part 6, ch. 1, p. 416.

„Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries.“

— John Lothrop Motley
Quoted from Motley's conversation by his friend Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., in The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1858), ch. 6, p. 143.

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