OTHERS HAVE SAID ABOUT STONES AND REBELLION
this our life exempt from public haunt,
tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
in stones, and good in everything.
would not change it.
You Like It, Act 2, Scene 1
earth shall have a feeling, and these stones
armed soldiers, ere her native king
falter under foul rebellion’s arms!
Richard the Second, Act 3, Scene 2
will have blood; they say blood will have blood
have been known to move, and trees to speak
Augurs . . . .
Act 3, Scene 4
mickle is the powerful grace that lies
herbs, plants, stones, and their true qualities . . .
and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2
country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it.
Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government,
exercise their constitutional right of amending it,
revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.
Inaugural Address, 4 March 1861
is hateful is not rebellion, it is the despotism that induces that
is hateful are not rebels but the men who, having the enjoyment of
not discharge the duties of power; those men who when they are asked
for a loaf,
of Commons, 16 March 1886,
the execution of Louis Riel
Lyon Mackenzie King:
generation regards the men of 1837, not as rebels, but as martyrs for
Niagara Falls, Ontario, 18 June 1938
of Commons Resolution:
the opinion of this House, the Government should officially
the historical contribution of the Patriots of Lower Canada
the Reformers of Upper Canada to the establishment of a system of
of Commons, 13 December 1994