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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
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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)
a war with any country, and especially with England. William Chambers wrote from Edinburgh to Mr. Rathbone: Struck with the scholarly elegance of Sumner's address, as well as its powerful argument, I design to make one or two articles out of it for the journal with which I am connected. And his journal afterwards said: The oration of Mr. Sumner, for taste, eloquence, and scholarship, as well as for fearless intrepidity, has been rarely equalled in modern harangues. The number for March 28, 1846, containing six columns of extracts. The Spectator, Feb. 28, 1846, thus noticed the oration: The mere conception of it indicates great moral courage, much more its delivery on a day, &c. . . . A formal discourse on a frequent subject can seldom do more than urge its standard topics with individual force, appropriate illustration, and apt application to current events; all which Mr. Sumner accomplishes. His style, though approaching the measured character of the pulpit, is dist