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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 28: the city Oration,—the true grandeur of nations.—an argument against war.—July 4, 1845.—Age 34. (search)
oration that was ever written. Republish it, then, as it is: verbal alterations would only impair its symmetry, and lessen its strength. No one has more heartily rejoiced in its astonishing success than your sincere friend. Dr. Howe wrote, July 5:— I could never love you more than I did yesterday morning, and yet at night I was far more proud of your friendship than ever before. To say you have done yourself honor is to say but little; but you have done a noble work, even though ri. How did the old gray fathers look at hearing the first time since our fathers' days a word up to the times? Startled? I dare say. Thanks for having at last redeemed our city oration from being, as usual, a farce! George C. Beckwith wrote, July 5, from the office of the American Peace Society in Cornhill Street, referring to the criticisms and misrepresentations of his eloquent and noble oration, in the Boston newspapers, and desiring to print an edition, of which a thousand copies were t