treason in the South in the present emergency is that example.
In all after times historians will describe it as the most perfidious that ever blackened human nature.
The records of mankind will be searched in vain for a parallel to the case of the Southern Tory.
He of 1776 could boast, with some pride, of his loyalty to the king and his affection for the old home country; but the Southern Tory must protest his fealty to the Ape of Illinois and his affection for the land of Greeley, Lovejoy Phillips, Stowe, the Tribune and the Liberator. The man who turns against the South now, has a base heart, incapable of love for his own country or of hatred for an insulting, brutal and beastly enemy.
When a white woman, forgetting the decencies of society, rejects her own race and insists upon marrying a negro, then the law interferes and puts its veto upon the monstrous alliance.
The perversion of taste and of mind is not more monstrous in the case of such a woman than it is in that of the