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Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 72 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 44 0 Browse Search
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t ever stand as a landmark; and future champions of equal rights and human brotherhood will derive new strength from these exertions. Massachusetts, he said, must continue foremost in the cause of freedom; nor can her children yield to dalliance with slavery. They must resist it at all times, and be fore-armed against its fatal influence, He closed by expressing the hope that it might be hereafter among the praises of Massachusetts that on this occasion she knew so well how to say No! Mr. Sumner here stood boldly forth, and announced the course he had elected; and to it he adhered, with the unwavering steadiness of one whose feet are planted on the everlasting rock of truth, until the termination of his life. He had made the liberation of the slave a most profound constitutional and legal study. He had prepared himself to invest the question with the charms of eloquence and poetry. He had access to the halls of learning. He had gained position as an orator and a scholar; and t
anning. eloquent Extract from the oration. Mr. Sumner's method of meeting the slave power. his Coonstitution, that slavery may be reached. Mr. Sumner then paid this brief, but memorable complime to Robert C. Winthrop, dated Oct. 25, 1846, Mr. Sumner sharply criticises that gentleman's course ito sanction slavery. Through you, continues Mr. Sumner, they [the Bostonians] have been made to decnal candidate in opposition to Mr. Winthrop, Mr. Sumner said, It is with the Whigs that I have heret his blows against the peculiar institution, Mr. Sumner proudly stood. He clearly saw and openly res of golden light upon the thunder-cloud, so Mr. Sumner's tender sympathies relieved the gloomy scend a place in every library. While abroad, Mr. Sumner's attention was naturally drawn to the condin country. Of the various systems in vogue, Mr. Sumner deprecated that of the promiscuous commingliions. The next notable literary effort of Mr. Sumner was an address entitled Fame and glory, deli[10 more...]
e-soil party. defection of the Whig party. Mr. Sumner's speech announcing his Withdrawal from thatof Massachusetts. the commanding question. Mr. Sumner's oration on the Law of human progress. Ghe unity of Aim and the advanced Standing of Mr. Sumner and Mr. Garrison. He put to the hazard h used to assemble frequently in the rooms of Mr. Sumner in Court Street to discuss the encroachmentst the aggression of the slaveholding power. Mr. Sumner here came forward, and, in a speech of signae men who dared to leave the dominant party, Mr. Sumner and his compeers had a grand idea; they had Schenectady, on the 25th day of July, 1848, Mr. Sumner, sweeping with an eagle eye over the variouson to the promised goal of happiness. In Mr. Sumner's closing words on future progress, its cert was dealing out gigantic blows for freedom, Mr. Sumner came up with equal vigor to the political arn office, the old regime with gold could do: Mr. Sumner and Mr. Garrison had ascended to a plane abo[2 more...]
Chapter 8: Mr. Sumner's literary Pursuits. his political Views. his remarks on Utopian ideas. his position defined. oration before the American peace Society. encomium on peace. war pictures. a beautiful peroration. the Free-soil party. Convention at Worcester. address to the citizens of Massachusetts. argument in respect to colored schools. equality of all men before the Law. Daniel Webster's Subserviency to the South. the Fugitive-slave Law. Mr. Sumner's effective speech thereon. demands of the Free-soil party. Mr. Sumner's future course indicated. death of his brother Horace Sumner, and the Ossoli family. Veuillez seulMr. Sumner's future course indicated. death of his brother Horace Sumner, and the Ossoli family. Veuillez seulement, et les lois iniques disparoitront soudain, et la violence des oppresseurs se brisera contre votre fermete inflexible et juste. Rien ne resiste a l'union du droit et du devoir.--Livre du Peuple, par F. Lamennais. For what avail The plough and sail, Or land or life, If Freedom fail? R. W. Emerson. Mr. Sumner neither h
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 12: Paris.—Society and the courts.—March to May, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
required on this occasion from some motives of police, but which could have been procured beforehand. Determined not to lose the inaugural, I stepped into the porter's lodge, demanded a morsel of paper, and wrote something like the following: M. Sumner, avocat des Etats-Unis, a l'honneur de saluer Monsieur Ortolan, et de lui exprimer son empressement à entendre la premiere lecon de M. Ortolan aujourd'hui. M. S. attendra chez le concierge un billet d'entree. I handed this note to the porter,veral times was he interrupted by a shout of applause from the students; and when he ceased the shout was redoubled. He immediately left the room, and so ended the inauguration. The legal journals which gave an account of the ceremonies noted Sumner among the distinguished persons present. You see that an inauguration is a simple affair; but I believe that this man met it with as great anxiety as a friend of mine on the other side of the salt sea. The students here form such a numerous and
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 45: an antislavery policy.—the Trent case.—Theories of reconstruction.—confiscation.—the session of 1861-1862. (search)
ery question, and had something new upon it. M. Sumner, thinking that he was anticipated, said, Yout, he replied impatiently. I am sorry, said Mr. Sumner; when the President, with increasing impatienot then approve my course? Certainly, said Mr. Sumner, at that time; but I said also that you must trying to build a State on human slavery. Sumner accepted the invitation to address the annual n hitherto maintaining itself on land and sea, Sumner insisted that it should be struck down with eve prevented a majority vote in their favor. Sumner's old Free Soil associates were not quite unaner 26); and even Governor Andrew regarded both Sumner's and Dr. Clarke's action as untimely. The Bo October 3 and 10. Charles C. Hazewell came to Sumner's defence in his Review of the Week in the Bosr. Noyes, and with some reserve by Mr. Evarts. Sumner signified his purpose at the time to renew they was now finding more general favor. Among Sumner's letters at this period was one to John Brigh[12 more...]