Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Choate” in chapter 7 of Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2:
... in that gathering, to witness the unconscious effect of our agitation.
In the first place it is considered a settled thing that the Union is in danger!
Nothing less, it seems, would have induced Mr. Choate and all the Messrs.
Curtises to come forth in its defence.
Put that down as one evidence of success.
It used to be said that characters which needed defence were not worth defending.
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