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s I am, an Englishman, I never would submit to such laws — never, never, never! [Prolonged applause.] A single voice was raised in dissent from these inculcations. A Mr. Elseffer having proposed to amend one of the reported resolutions by an assertion that, if the Federal Government should undertake to use force, under the specious and untenable pretense of enforcing the laws , it would plunge the nation into civil war, and been warmly supported therein by Mr. Thayer and others, Hon. Geo. W. Clinton, Son of the illustrious Do Witt Clinton. of Buffalo, rose in opposition, and said: We all agree in detesting the very thought of war. [Applause.] But is our country gone? Is the Union dissolved? Is there no government binding these States in peace and harmony! Why, the proposition was before you, ten minutes ago, that this Union was dissolved, and you voted it down. God grant it may for ever continue! [Applause.] Oh! let us conciliate our erring brethren who, under a st