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As I thought on the agony concentrated in the walls of Mount Auburn Chapel, that day we followed him to the grave,—a stricken father and mother, a wounded cousin slowly succeeding the body of his companion in the fight, the representatives of four related families, to a member of each of which that battle brought death or painful wounds,—as I regarded the whole scene (one of hundreds in the land), my heart cried out for a consummation worthy of the costliness of the struggle.

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