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“‘  as a stove-pipe ’ and many such. While the Judge read his decision on the points of exception which had been submitted, Brown sat very firm, with lips tightly compressed, but with no appearance of affectation of sternness. He was like a block of stone. When the clerk directed him to stand and say why sentence should not be passed upon him,.he rose and leaned slightly forward, his hands resting on the table. He spoke timidly — hesitatingly, indeed — and in a voice singularly gentle and mild. But his sentences came confused from his mouth, and he seemed to be wholly unprepared to speak at this time.1 Types can give no intimation of the soft and tender tones, yet calm and manly withal, that filled the Court room, and, I think, touched the hearts of many who had come only to rejoice at the heaviest blow their victim was to suffer.” This is what he said:
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