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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 0 Browse Search
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ouis. For daring to write and print his thoughts, he is deemed guilty of treason and his press silenced. For exercising the dearest right of a freeman — freedom of speech — the tyranny of a despotic ruler is brought to bear against him, and he is deprived of his personal liberty. This act of the Abolition agents of the central power exceeds in atrocity the tyranny of old John Adams under the odious sedition laws of 1800, and Mr. Tucker is the subject of a greater indignity than was Mathew Lyon, of revolutionary memory. The latter was placed in durance under the operation of a tyranical law, which, although passed by Congress, was condemned by the people as soon as their voice could be expressed; Mr. Tucker is the victim of a tyrani's will which seems destined to become, wherever his power is recognized, absolute. In America, as in France, the press to in only reflect the wishes of the Government — the interests of the governed must be lost sight of. The Bastile is transf<