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e her upon the stand. Whereupon the modest maiden was escorted to the stand, and Father Abraham kissed her. Finally, in the great city of New York, in the presence of an immense multitude, and of an anxious country and world, he throws up his hands before the famous boxer, Tom Hier, and cries out, "Don't hit me." Great Heavens! What has the country come to? Imagine Lord Palmerston on his way to Parliament, and in the presence of all London, throwing himself into a sparring position with Tom Sayers! Think of the Father of his Country, or of any President we ever had, squaring away at some noted pugilist! To have the independence and rights of the South sacrificed by a subtle and polished demagogue like Seward, would be bad enough, in all conscience; but to be subjugated by this Passional, Pugilistic, Capillary Lincoln! Like the honest Dutchman who died from the effects of an assault and battery by a pugnacious ram, we "don't mint being kilt so much, but to be butted to death by a ta