As City People use the Past as a weapon, they fail to notice it is a sword with a second blade for a handle.
Those who don’t keep their distance soon have none.
If asked why he did, or did not, do a particular thing, an enlistee’s safest bet is to reply, “I don’t know.” (Don’t even THINK about the most truthful bet.)
When it gets down to certain important Revolutionary matters, if it’s not too late, then it’s too early.
To really speak ill of someone is akin to posting one of those parking lot notices that say, “Do not back up; severe tire damage possible.”