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'Twere as hard To measure your offences, as it's been To estimate the wretchedness abounding, Since Mars his brazen trumpet has been sounding. What demon could possess you to abandon The Union--and your rights as Union men? The Constitution was enough to stand on; And on it were arrayed a host of men, Prepared to lay a strong, suppressing hand on The mad fanatics, who assailed you then. But you in frenzy gave us battle's thunder-- A monstrous crime, and worse — a monstrous blunder! 'Twas Talleyrand, French Secretary, said A blunder's worse than crime;--but never Hath any one in earthly annals read Of blunder like your efforts to dissever Our glorious country! Lucifer once made A similar but unprovoked endeavor! But different his fate — perchance you know-- When he “seceded,” they just let him go. I know that Milton undertakes to prove, (But probabilities a good deal straining,) That Lucifer, on falling from above, Enlisted armies, and had soldiers training, And then in mad, rebell