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Mr. Sumner was bitterly assailed by all the Pro-Slavery journals of the North, for having, as was alleged, ‘even in the burial-service of the dead, mingled his sectional hate and personal wrath.’ But William Lloyd Garrison, in alluding to this, well said: ‘When there is howling in the pit, there is special rejoicing in heaven.’

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