saw,’ continued Isaac.
‘Is it French
, or English
It surely cannot have been manufactured in this country.’
Talking thus, and looking leisurely about him as he went, he moved deliberately toward the door; the slaveholder railing at him furiously all the while.
‘I am a citizen of South Carolina
,’ said he. ‘The laws of Pennsylvania
have nothing to do with me. May the devil take all those who come between masters and their slaves; interfering with what is none of their business.’
Supposing that his troublesome guest was deaf, he put his head close to his ear, and roared out his maledictions in stentorian tones.
appeared unconscious of all this.
When he reached the threshold, he turned round and said, ‘Farewell.
We shall expect to see thee at Judge Inskeep
This imperturbable manner irritated the hot-blooded slave-holder beyond endurance.
He repeated more vociferously than ever, ‘Get out of my house, you scoundrel!
If you don't, I'll kick you out.’
walked quietly away, as if he didn't hear a word.
At the appointed time, Mr. Butler
waited upon the Judge
, where he found Friend Hopper
The sight of him renewed his wrath.
He cursed those who interfered with his property; and