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ould be tantamount to a denial of debate. He should demand a voice at every inch of the progress of the business of this Convention. He claimed the right to oppose any objectionable measure, and kill it, if possible, in its early stages. This was no time to submit our action to an arbitrary power, (applause,) and he hoped no such resolution would be passed. Mr. Carlile,--If this applause in the galleries be continued, I shall be compelled to follow the example of a distinguished Virginia Senator, and move that they be cleared. Mr. Wise.--God save me from applause. I sometimes think, when the crowd claps its hands, that I have done something wrong. I hope, however, that the gentleman will follow the example of the Senator in another respect, and, like him, endeavor to save his country. (Great applause.) Mr. Carlile.--I now move that the galleries be cleared. A Member.--Except the ladies. Mr. Carlile.--Of course. They would be guilty of no such impropriet