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field of literature or of science, where, I ask, is there a great name in England which is not equally venerated in America?. It was but the other day that I took a little trip to the banks of your little river Avon, to visit the birth-place and the last resting-place of your great poet, and there I found on the record of the pilgrims who go to that shrine a proportion are from America. [Cheers] So, among philosophers, we know no greater guide than Bacon, in science no higher authority than Newton, and, if I may be permitted to come down to the limits of your own municipality of London, there is not a street, nor an alley, nor a lane, which is not scrutinized with eagerness by my countrymen, on account of their associations with persons and events of which they can read at home in the historical or the library productions of the mother country. [Cheers,] Neither is there a deed of heroism recorded here that does not elicit its tribute of applause in the remotest hamlet of the western