Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them…

Posted July 30, 2017 3:29 pm by Editor

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them…

Accounts vary, and a few say that the story about our civil Founders is apocryphal, but it would seem that the story is true. As one of the more jovial national patriarchs, Gouverneur Morris, a native of New York City, but representing Pennsylvania, willingly accepted a challenge from Alexander Hamilton during the Constitutional Convention in 1787 to pat George Washington on his left shoulder and say “My dear General…

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