Comment: The British are coming [to Boston]! The British are coming!

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The British are coming [to Boston]! The British are coming!

Paul Revere never shouted the legendary phrase later attributed to him (“The British are coming!”) as he passed from town to town during his midnight ride on April 18, 1775. The operation was meant to be conducted as discreetly as possible since scores of British troops were hiding out in the Massachusetts countryside. Furthermore, colonial Americans at that time still considered themselves British.

Our protected [& financed] free press prints nary a word about, "The Hessians are coming! The Hessians are coming!"

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul