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[211] Never was a human being more out of his element.

The following, according to the Herald, was what greeted Mr. Garrison's ear:

Captain Rynders (clenching his fist)--I will not allow you to assail the President of the United States. You shan't do it (shaking his fist at Mr. Garrison).

Many voices — Turn him out, turn him out!

Captain Rynders--If a million of you were there, I would not allow the President of the United States to be insulted. As long as you confined yourself to your subject, I did not interfere; but I will not permit you or any other man to misrepresent the President.

Mr. Garrison, as the Rev. Samuel May testifies, “calmly replied that he had simply quoted some recent words of General Taylor, and appealed to the audience if he had said aught in disrespect of him.” “You ought not to interrupt us,” he continued to Rynders — in the quietest manner conceivable, as Dr. Furness relates. “We go upon the principle of hearing everybody. If you wish to speak, I will keep order, and you shall be heard.” The din, however, increased. “The Hutchinsons,” continues Dr.

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