Glorious Exertion of Man, The
DESCRIPTION: "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."
EARLIEST DATE: 1796 (_Paddy's Resource_(Philadelphia), according to Moylan)
KEYWORDS: America France nonballad patriotic freedom
July 14, 1789 - The Bastille is taken, marking the beginning of the French Revolution
1791-1792 - Thomas Paine publishes _The Rights of Man_
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Moylan 15, "The Glorious Exertion of Man" (1 text)
cf. "Man is Free by Nature" (subject of the French Revolution)
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