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"The vigilant, the active, the brave"

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Give Me Liberty, Patrick Henry

Henry, Patrick. "Give Me Liberty!" Richmond, Virginia. 23 Mar. 1775. History.org. Web. 23 Aug. 2016.

In saying "The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave" (lines 20-21) the speaker develops

A

a comparison between British soldiers and rebel colonists.

B

the idea that strength is not the only worthwhile attribute when going to war.

C

the idea that the British armies are weak and cowardly.

D

the desire to send people to war who are not aptly prepared.

E

the implication that weak people should not go to war.