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pbell, moved to amend the amendment by leaving there in all except the words "and as leaving them free to determine their future policy." Mr. Speed explained his amendment. Mr. Baldwin replied, directing his remarks to the amendment offered by Mr. Wise. He said that so long as he was a citizen of the United States, he should defend the flag of the United States, and oppose all who assailed it. His motto was, "My country, may she be always right; but, right or wrong, my country." Mr. Wise said that was a very good fourth of July oration. The gentleman, however, could not go beyond him in his attachment to the star-spangled banner; and when he attempted to carry it to the North he would have to fight with him. He intended to keep that flag from Yankee and English hands, and when the struggle came as to who should have it — those who had broken or those who had kept the compact, it would be severe. Pending the consideration of he amendment, the hour for recess arrived.