Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fitzpatrick” in chapter 15 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3:
...one another, gathering in groups; they were noisy in the space outside the desks, or in adjacent rooms, and indulged in derisive laughter.
Once Sumner stopped, signifying that he was disturbed; and Fitzpatrick , still in the chair, called for order, but in a tone and manner that showed his sympathy with the disorderly senators.
This air of indifference was observed by some of the spectators to be unreal. ...
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