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50. lines. by J. G. Whittier. Men of the Northland! where's the manly spirit Of the true hearted and the unshackled gone? Sons of old freemen! do we but inherit Their names alone? Is the old Pilgrim spirit quenched within us? Stoops the strong manhood of our souls so low That Mammon's lure or Party's wile can win us To silence now? Now, when our land to ruin's brink is verging, In God's name let us speak while there is time! Now, when the padlocks for our lips are forging, Silence is crime! What! shall we henceforth humbly ask as favors Rights all our own? In madness shall we barter For treacherous peace the freedom nature gave us, God and our charter? Here shall the statesman forge his human fetters, Here the false jurist human rights deny, And in the church their proud and skilled abettors Make truth a lie! Torture the pages of the hallowed Bible, To sanction crime, and robbery, and blood! And, in Oppression's hateful service, libel Both man and God! Shall our New-Engl