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Johnny Tremain Quotes

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Johnny Tremain Quotes

Quote 1: "Just like the sun coming up yonder out of the sea, pushing rays of light ahead of it." Chapter 1, pg. 24

Quote 2: "Friends! Brethren! Countrymen! That worst of Plagues, the detested tea shipped for this Port by the East India Company, is now arrived in the Harbour: the hour of destruction, of manly opposition to the machinations of Tyranny, stares you in the Face; Every Friend to his Country, to Himself, and to Posterity, is now called upon to meet at Faneuil Hall, at nice o'clock this day, at which time the bells will ring to make united and successful resistance to this last, worst and most destructive measure of Administration...Boston, Nov. 29, 1773." Chapter 6, pg. 107

Quote 3: "...you've had a fine, pleasant evening for your Indian caper, haven't you? But mind...you've got to pay the fiddler yet." Chapter 6, pg. 127

Quote 4: "This closing of the port of Boston was indeed tyranny; this was oppression; this was the last straw upon the back of many a moderate man." Chapter 7, pg. 130

Quote 5: "Each time a shutter groaned, protested, and then came to with a bang, it seemed to say, 'This is the end,' and the words echoed through the house: This is the end. This is the end." Chapter 8, pg. 165

Quote 6: "We give all we have, lives, property, safety, skills...we fight, we die, for a simple thing. Only that a man can stand up." Chapter 8, pg. 180

Quote 7: "If the British go out over the Neck, we will show one lantern. If in the boats--two." Chapter 10, pg. 206

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