“The Glorious Exertion of Man”
"Gallia burst her vile shackles on this glorious day, And we dare to applaud the great deed." "Columbia ... was cleared ... Chains disappeared." "'Mong our neighbors, now, Liberty dwells ... On the rock of Man's Rights she a fortress has planned."
- July 14, 1789 - The Bastille is taken, marking the beginning of the French Revolution
- 1791-1792 - Thomas Paine publishes _The Rights of Man_
- cf. "Man is Free by Nature" (subject of the French Revolution)
- Moylan 15, "The Glorious Exertion of Man" (1 text)
- BI, Moyl015