ch the Life of Garrison by his sons gives a thorough and laborious record.
It would now lead into a labyrinth were I to follow it up; it is enough to say that Mrs. Chapman's view as to Whittier-so the latter himself told me at one time — was this, As to that, the only question is, whether Whittier is more knave or fool.
Now Mrs.Mrs. Chapman was, as I have already said, as distinctly the leader among the antislavery women as was Garrison among the men.
In short, the question of union or disunion drew a sharp line of cleavage among those already enlisted, and it was impossible, I suppose, for the originators of the whole movement to do otherwise than they ded relations, when Whittier freely endorsed the prevalent criticism of Garrison as dictatorial; and when Garrison's foremost counsellor among antislavery women Mrs. Chapman, used the phrases she employed about Whittier.
But it is needless to explore these little divergences of the saints, and it is certain that Garrison, at the t