This is enough for the present.
If Senators are sensitive, when they see European monarchies again setting foot on this hemisphere,—entering Mexico with their armies, entering New Granada with their influence, and occupying the ancient San Domingo,—let them consider that there is but one way in which this return of empire can be arrested.
It is by the suppression of the Rebellion.
Let the Rebellion be overcome, and this whole continent will fall naturally, peacefully, and tranquilly uose who sneered at it as a pompous brutum fulmen, forgot that slavery never was restored, where it had, by supreme authority, once been proclaimed abolished.
Liberty takes no such steps backward.
Slavery had been abolished by proclamation in San Domingo; it was the attempt to reinstate it, that whelmed that island in blood.
Anywhere else, it would have the same effect.
Lord Russell ridiculed it because it was levelled only at Slavery over territory beyond Mr. Lincoln's control, while all