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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 57: attempts to reconcile the President and the senator.—ineligibility of the President for a second term.—the Civil-rights Bill.—sale of arms to France.—the liberal Republican party: Horace Greeley its candidate adopted by the Democrats.—Sumner's reserve.—his relations with Republican friends and his colleague.—speech against the President.—support of Greeley.—last journey to Europe.—a meeting with Motley.—a night with John Bright.—the President's re-election.—1871-1872. (search)
every one that no reply is possible. Robert Purvis, of Philadelphia, though supporting the President's re-election, wrote, with friendly expressions: I am free to express my indignation at the onslaught which it has pleased Mr. Lloyd Garrison to make on you. James Freeman Clarke wrote: I do not know that I agree with you about Grant, but I admire your courage in expressing your opinions openly, and in spite of the partisan clamor of the President's terriers, the little dogs and all,—Tray, Blanche, and Sweetheart,— see, they bark at you! But you who so long stood the fierce assaults of Southern bloodhounds, clamorous for your life, may easily bear the snarls of lapdogs! Gerrit Smith, a supporter of the President, admitting his own error of statement as to the cause of Sumner's estrangement from Grant, and accepting the senator's version, testified undiminished regard, and wrote, July 21: God forbid, my noble friend, that I should wrong you who have suffered more in the cause of fr