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Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley), Mr. Mason's manners once more. (search)
ountry), he had a painful recollection of having somewhere read, or at some time heard, that an embassador is a person sent abroad to tell lies for his country ; a service which he did not care to undertake. To solve his doubts, he went to Mr. Edward Everett, who is authority in Boston for every point, from a disputed passage in Euripides to the configuration of the great toe of a statue, and asked him simply if he should be obliged to tell the lies aforesaid. Mr. Everett promptly responded inMr. Everett promptly responded in the negative. So Mr. Lawrence went to London, and gave those excellent dinners which to this day are recalled with grateful salivary glands by those who partook of them. Thus we have excellent authority for rejecting as a scandalous old libel, the mendacity theory. But there is yet another, the mendicity theory, which has lately been received with some favor. An embassador is sent abroad in order that he may make money enough to pay his debts; and it is understood that the present august
Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley), The Reveries of Reverdy. (search)
in the next dangerous month of November. We thought that the fashion of lugubriosity had gone out, and that our public men of the Democratic party were about to show a little valor, and affect a confidence in the stability of the Union, even if they possessed it not. But they get worse and worse. The Hon. Rufus Choate, as we understand, now wears a hair shirt, fasts for seven days together, and spends all his leisure hours in offering prayers for the preservation of the Union. The Hon. Edward Everett has been a stranger to happiness for several years, and here turns up the Hon. Reverdy Johnson, by not a little the most frightened man in the Confederacy. Now, we are for a modicum of fun, and cannot possibly see the use of fingering our eyes, snuffling and trembling, like boys seeing, or expecting to see, a ghost. Care, too, which remorselessly killed the cat, will kill these sensitive patriots, unless they better control themselves. We, therefore, recommend to Mr. Reverdy John
lawyer, failed as a statesman, we do not know that this gives Mr. Edward Everett, who has also failed as a statesman, the right to stand in Fapresent day to great success in a political career. Still less, Mr. Everett went on to say, was he adroit in turning to some personal advantnow anybody who has written more letters to local great men than Mr. Everett and some of these which we have seen were so full of feeble compill remember that when fillibustering happened to be in fashion, Mr. Everett was a fine filibuster. Everybody who heard it will remember the Plymouth speech, in which Mr. Everett declared that the work must go on, by which he meant, that the manifest destiny of the United States wouth America. Everybody who ever heard of it, will remember how Mr. Everett subscribed for the Sumner testimonial, and how he afterwards attosed affords them the best example — that the syren sentences of Mr. Everett should mislead them from the path of public duty — that his exam
erland Presbyterian Newspaper79 Columbia (S. C.), Bell-Ringing in125 Commons, House of, on Gregory's Motion168 Colleges, Southern172 Cotton, Moral Influence of201 Congress, The Confederate222, 238 Clergymen, Second--Hand224 Carlyle, Thomas323 Davis, Jefferson42, 274, 279, 282, 283, 288, 380, 388, 346 Diarist, A Southern124 Dargan, Chancellor160 Dahomey, the Original of the Confederacy175 De Bow on Confederate Manufactures230 Debt, The Confederate285 Everett, Edward45, 181 Fielder, Herbert, his Pamphlet46 Fillmore, Millard116 Floyd, John B162 Fortescue on Slavery303 Free States, Southern Opinion of316 Freedmen, Probable Vices of362 Franklin on British Policy366 Fast Day, Mr. Davis's377 Gregory, M. P.163 Greenville, Lord, on Emancipation329 Goethe on the Future of America808 Greatness, Historical856 Hamilton, Alexander, on the Union297 Hawks, Dr., his Twelve Questions305 Independence, Declaration of13