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The Pilgrims. speech at the dinner of the Pilgrim Society, in Plymouth, December 21, 1855, in response to the following toast:-- the Pilgrim fathers,--their fidelity, amid hardships and perils, to truth and duty, has secured to their desce
same identical manner and round that they did in 1620.
It is a mistake.
The Pilgrims of 1620 would be, in 1855, not in Plymouth, but in Kansas.
[Loud cheers.] Solomon's Temple, they tell us, had the best system of lightning-rods ever invented,--he al life, flings away its softness, and startles you with the sight of a man. Neither do I acknowledge, Sir, the right of Plymouth to the whole rock.
No, the rock underlies all America; it only crops out here.
[Cheers.] It has cropped out a great ma sacredness of individual man,--and everything else will evolve from it. The Phillipses, Mr. President, did not come from Plymouth; they made their longest stay at Andover.
Let me tell you an Andover story.
One day, a man went into a store there, an