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rance to the Senate. his Rooms and Company. the Ordeal before him. his speech on Kossuth. on the Iowa Railroad Bill. letter to Theodore Parker. cheap ocean Postage. a memorial of the Society of friends. remarks thereon. Tribute to Robert Rantoul, jun. speech on the Fugitive-slave Bill. his course defined. the freedom of speech. slavery sectional, freedom national. the spirit of our literature against slavery. review of the argument. a beautiful peroration. Oh great design, Yeavery, and not freedom, is sectional. In duty to the petitioners, and with the hope of promoting their prayer, I move the reference of their petition to the Committee on the Judiciary. On the 9th of August he paid a fitting tribute to Robert Rantoul, jun., characterizing him as a reformative conservative, and a conservative reformer. As a debater, said Mr. Sumner, he rarely met his peer. Fluent, earnest, rapid, sharp, incisive, his words came forth like a flashing cimeter. Few could st
gance of the South, the anti-slavery sentiment of the North was still extending; and, in order to combine the scattered elements opposed to the servile system into one grand, compact, and solid body, the Republican party was, through the constructive power of Henry Wilson and a few other leading politicians, formed in the summer of 1854 to occupy the place of the Free-soil organization. A large convention was held in the city of Worcester on the seventh day of September, over which the Hon. Robert Rantoul of Beverly presided. As Mr. Sumner entered the convention, the whole assembly rose, and with long-continued cheering gave him welcome as their honored champion. He then made one of the most effective and brilliant speeches ever heard in that city. His theme was The duties of Massachusetts at the present crisis; and with the skill of a master whose heart is glowing with the grandeur of his subject, whose tongue is touched with a celestial flame, he proceeded amidst continued outbu