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st persecuted, gagged, silenced, crucified, she has cried out from the prison, from the torture, from the stake, from the cross, until at last her voice has been heard.
And when that voice is really heard, whether in martyr cries, or in the earthquake tones of civil convulsion, or in the calmness of ordinary speech, such as I now employ, or in that still small utterance inaudible to the common ear, then is the beginning of victory!
Give me where to stand, and I will move the world, said Archimedes; and Truth asks no more than did the master of geometry.
My subject will be the necessity, Practicability, and dignity of the Anti-Slavery Enterprise, with Glimpses at the special duties of the North.
By this enterprise I do not mean the efforts of any restricted circle, sect, or party, but the cause of the slave, in all its forms and degrees, and under all its names,—whether inspired by the pulpit, the press, the economist, or the politician,—whether in the early, persiste