we cannot resist rushing into the arms of those whose hearts beat responsive to our own. If a Socialist visits Paris
, he goes to Prudhomme
If an Antislavery man goes to Paris
, he goes to De Broglie
As Dr. Jackson
said of his lamented son, who died recently in Boston
, in whatever company he went he nailed his flag high, that all men might know his principles.
[Cheers.] Now, I say, that Louis Kossuth
did not nail the flag of his principles high to the mast; if he had, Hangman Foote
would never have invited him to Washington
The world-wide love of man, the burning enthusiasm, the hatred of all oppression, that gathered two hundred thousand living hearts in Hungary
; melted them into one giant mass by the magnetism of his great nature; and hurled them like an awful thunderbolt against the throne of the Caesars,--all that has not crossed the Atlantic
; if it had, the pro-slavery divines of New York --the men who say they dare not utter even a prayer for the three millions of blacks-would never have gathered around it. He will go to Washington
, and to whom?
To Daniel Webster and to Hangman Foote
Had he been the Kossuth of Pesth,--the Kossuth whom Gorgei
betrayed,--he would have gone to the prison of Drayton
to see the men who have been made a sacrifice for the crime of loving their brother-man as they loved themselves.
He would have said, “No matter what your laws are, I broke the laws of Austria
for the Magyar.”
who has rent parchments to rags when they stood in the way of liberty, who has trampled on laws a thousand years old when they stood in the way of humanity and justice; that man, who comes to America
and goes not to the prison of Drayton
, to the court-house where the men are being tried for the Christiana riots, as our press calls them,--has lowered the tone of his spirit,