You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!

addressing the Rump Parliament, 20 Apr 1653, as quoted by Leo Amery to Neville Chamberlain in the House of Commons, 7 May 1940

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