crowd who asks an intelligent question.
Now who, in all this country, has ever found any of our friends of Judge, Douglas's way of thinking, and who have acted upon this main question, that he ever thought of uttering a word in behalf of Judge Trumbull?
A voice--We have.
Mr. Lincoln--I defy you to show a printed resolution passed in a Democratic meeting — I take it upon myself to defy any man to show a printed resolution of a Democratic meeting, large or small, in favor of Judge TrumJudge Trumbull, or any of the five to one Republicans who beat that bill.
Every thing must be for the Democrats!
They did every thing, and the five to the one that really did the thing, they snub over, and they do not seem to remember that they have an existence upon the face of the earth.
Gentlemen, I fear that I shall become tedious.
I leave this branch of the subject to take hold of another.
I take up that, part of Judge Douglas's speech in which he respectfully attended to me.