avy won for us the respectful consideration of Europe.
The United States were particularly referredher country, and swelled by an emigration from Europe such as the world has never before seen; the ms more deeply interested than the North, from European monopoly?
The South did not always take so nI will not say of the great maritime States of Europe, but of Holland, and Denmark, and Austria, andt, to live upon the tolerance of the navies of Europe, and she assigns as leading causes for this amin the sympathy of the manufacturing States of Europe.
It was so treated in the debate referred to.co, one-third as large as the Mediterranean of Europe,) and, above all, the great arterial inlet intce at the mercy of the powerful governments of Europe.
If the navy of the North should withdraw itsor the Gulf, which might not be recolonized by Europe, in six months after the outbreak of a foreign the Pacific Ocean; a territory half as big as Europe, transferred by a stroke of the pen. Fifty-eig
controlling influences of modern civilization, and who is not now prepared to maintain it at every hazard.
Such have been the happy results of this abolition discussion.
So far our gain has been immense from this contest, savage and malignant as it has been.
And again he says:--
The rock of Gibraltar does not stand so firm on its basis as our slave system.
For a quarter of a century it has borne the brunt of a hurricane as fierce and pitiless as ever raged.
At the North, and in Europe, they cried havoc, and let loose upon us all the dogs of war. And how stands it mow?
Why, in this very quarter of a century our slaves have doubled in numbers, and each slave has more than doubled in value.
The very negro who, as a prime laborer, would have brought $400 in 1828, would now, with thirty more years upon him, sell for $800.
Equally strong admissions were made by A. H. Stephens, now Vice-President of the Confederacy, in that carefully prepared speech which he delivered in