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Section Fourth : orations and political speeches.
Section Fifth : Senatorial career.
Section Sixth : the interval of illness and repose.
Section Seventh : return to the Senate .
Section Eighth : the war of the Rebellion .
Section Ninth : Emancipation of the African race.
Section tenth : downfall of the Rebellion .
Section Eleventh : his death, and public honors to his memory.
Section Twelfth : his character and fame.
And we may see in all this that law of compensation which God vouchsafes the wronged and suffering for all their woes and suffering. After being afflicted by nigh three centuries of servitude, God calls chosen men of this race from all the lands of their thraldom, men laden with gifts,—intelligence and piety,—to the grand and noble mission which they only can fulfil,—even to plant colonies, establish churches, found missions, and lay the foundations of universities along the shores and beside the banks of the great rivers of Africa, so that the grandeur and dignity of their duties may neutralize all the long, sad memories of their servitude and sorrows. Crummel's Future of Africa, p. 127.
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