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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3, Chapter 8: the Anti-Sabbath Convention.—1848. (search)
ough a D. D., he was not a dumb dog. Probably no one cared for titles less than himself. Compare him, in moral intrepidity, in popular Ante, 2.106. usefulness, in reformatory labors, with the Rev. Dr. Codman, John Codman. Leonard Woods. Heman Humphrey. Rev. Dr. Woods, Rev. Dr. Humphrey, and a host of others, and what pigmies they are by his side! His preeminence was not intellectual—for he had not an extraordinary intellect— but moral, religious, humane, in the largest and best use of thoRev. Dr. Humphrey, and a host of others, and what pigmies they are by his side! His preeminence was not intellectual—for he had not an extraordinary intellect— but moral, religious, humane, in the largest and best use of those terms. He was utterly divorced from bigotry and sectarism. He believed in eternal progress, and therefore never stood still, but went onward—if not rapidly, without faltering. He changed his views and positions from time to time, but only to advance—never to retreat. Theologically, he is to be regarded as a prodigy on the score of independent investigation and free utterance. In this field, his labors cannot be overestimated. Again—he moved in a wealthy and an aristocratic cir
into the workings of the new tariff act. An election will be held in Kentucky on the 4th of May next, for delegates to the Border Slave State Convention. Mary Ann Lovett, convicted at Louisville of throwing vitriol upon Mrs. Parrott, has been sentenced to pay a fine of $10,000. They had thunder and lightning at Frederick, Md., on Monday, followed by five inches of snow. The Old School Presbyterian General Assembly meets at Philadelphia on the 16th of May. Rev. Heman Humphrey, D. D., ex-President of Amherst College, died at Pittsfield, Mass., Wednesday. Holdrook, the mail detective, was robbed of his valise, at Hartford depot, Wednesday night. The average height of Englishmen is five feet eight inches; of English women five feet one inch. The Canada papers, as a general thing, are opposed to the abandonment of Fort Sumter. Very natural. There is a girl in Franklin county, Me., 18 years old, who drops the scales at 209 lbs. The London