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s upon him to take the oath, or be expelled from that body. He will take the oath, though not with much relish. Mr. Sumner.--Mr Sumner's personal appearance has been so often described that I will not make one of my poor attempts to convey to tMr Sumner's personal appearance has been so often described that I will not make one of my poor attempts to convey to the reader an idea of how this eminent statesman and scholar looks on the floor of the Senate. It would not require a very good judge of human nature to point him out as he sits at the desk, whether reading, writing, or listening to the remarks of aen he rises to an impromptu speech he disenchants you, and you cannot help asking yourself or somebody near you, "is that Sumner ? Certainly it can't be he who is making such a poor attempt on such a trivial subject." But it is even Charles Sumner, tCharles Sumner, the profound scholar, the great thinker, and one of the poorest off-hand speakers in the Senate. It is because he was such a great thinker and such a profound student, and, perhaps, too, that one is apt to expect so much from him, that he impresses y