ponses broke in, that it was worth our while to consider both alternatives.
What will be the result if this present struggle shall eventuate in the separation of America and making the South--(loud applause, hisses, hooting, and cries of Bravo! )--a slave territory exclusively--(cries of No, no!
and laughter)--and the North a fre people of strange tongue.
(A voice: Degenerate sons, applause and hisses; another voice: What about the Trent? ) If there had been any feelings of bitterness in America, let me tell you that they had been excited, rightly or wrongly, under the impression that Great Britain was going to intervene between us and our own lawful stru cheers, and uproar.) I will not say that England cannot again, as hitherto, singlehanded manage any power--(applause and uproar — but I will say that England and America together for religion and liberty--(a voice: Soap, soap!
uproar, and great applause)--are at match for the world.
(Applause; a voice: They don't want any more s