, May 3
.--A Northern paper informs us that “there is hardly a house (in Philadelphia
) from which the triune colors are not floating, and woe betide the unfortunate householder whose colors are wanting when called for.”
When the Commonwealth
was subverted, the people were compelled to worship the image of the despots whom the brute force of the mercenary soldiery had elevated to brief authority.
So it seems the Black Republican
mobs of the Northern
cities compel the people to worship striped rags as evidence of their obeisance to the Abolition despots who now desecrate the seats of power in the Federal
It is also stated, that “every window-shutter is tied with the inevitable red
, and blue
cages are trimmed with the national colors, and dogs perambulate the streets wrapped in the star-spangled banner.”
“ Oh, what a fall was there, my countrymen!”
The “star-spangled banner” has gone to the dogs.
“Babylon the great has fallen, and is become the habitation of devils and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.” --Charleston News, May 3