of beliefs non-essentials as well as essentials enter, the former to the latter in the proportion of two to one.
It is not surprising, therefore, that Garrison's essentials proved unequal to the test set up by sectarianism, inasmuch as his spiritual life dropped the aspirate of the non-essentials of religious forms and observances.
But the good man had his compensation as well as his trials.
Such of a very noble kind was the great Irish address brought over from Ireland by Remond in December 1841.
It was signed by Daniel O'Connell, Father Mathew, and sixty thousand Roman Catholics of Ireland, who called upon the Irish Roman Catholics of America to make the cause of the slaves of the United States their cause.
Large expectations of Irish assistance in the anti-slavery agitation were excited in the bosoms of Abolitionists by this imposing appeal.
Garrison shared the high hopes of its beneficent influence upon the Ireland of America, with many others.
Alas! for the best laid sch