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ost of all of calamity and distress unspeakable to this city. I will not contribute to lift its fatal lid. My reasons it would not be proper or becoming here and now to enter into. I conclude, therefore, to resign my seat. I part from you at a moment of great interest — when the two great antagonistic systems of Force and of Moderation stand face to face, and are about rushing together in fearful conflict. In my view, the spirit of Draco seems to inspire the one--the milder genius of Solon or of Burke to preside over the other. The one seems founded on the idea that man's tendency is so strong to rebel against the performance of his public and private obligations, that force and coercion must be perpetually appealed to, to enforce them; the other, that his nature is essentially good, and demands only just treatment to secure from him the general performance of his duties as well to the public as to individuals. Your impressment bills, your maximums, your bills for excessive