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heads uncovered and hearts subdued, let us vow fidelity to the country which he saved. In an assembly like this we have still one duty to perform. Our Southern friends think themselves aggrieved. Perhaps they have just cause. We are free from blame. Words of conciliation may not be unwelcome from this quarter. Let them be offered in a kind spirit, and with an ever ready disposition to follow them with corresponding actions, whenever the day and the occasion can be found. Mr. Charles E. Lex followed in an address, of which the following is an extract: However they may suppose to the contrary, our affections are not alienated from our Southern friends, and even now the rumor of any damage to them from a domestic source, would bring to their aid a legion of the young men of our State; aye, and of those more advanced in life, ready to assist them in the emergency and willing to shed their blood in their defence. I appeal to you, citizens of Philadelphia, whether I am n