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‘ [224] that he is a Jew nothing, however unfortunate it may be for that luckless people.’ This was a hit not more hard than fair. The “ Judge of Israel,” it is said, felt it acutely.

The Tribune continued to prosper. It ended the second volume with a circulation of twenty thousand, and an advertising patronage so extensive as to compel the issue of frequent supplements. The position of its chief editor grew in importance. His advice and co-operation were sought by so many persons and for so many objects, that he was obliged to keep a notice standing, which requested ‘all who would see him personally in his office, to call between the hours of 8 and 9 A. M., and 5 and 6 P. M., unless the most imperative necessity dictate a different hour. If this notice be disregarded, he will be compelled to abandon his office and seek elsewhere a chance for an hour's uninterrupted devotion to his daily duties.’

His first set lecture in New York is thus announced, January 3d, 1843: ‘Horace Greeley will lecture before the New York Lyceum at the Tabernacle, this evening. Subject, “Human life.” The lecture will commence at half past 7, precisely. If those who care to hear it will sit near the desk, they will favor the lecturer's weak and husky voice.’

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