among the people.
He had learned from Lundy how much he had relied upon the union of men as anti-slavery helps.
Garrison determined to summon to his side the powerful agency of an anti-slavery society devoted to immediate and unconditional emancipation.
He had already made converts; he had already a small following.
At Julien Hall, on the occasion of his first lecture on the subject of slavery, he had secured three remarkable men to the movement, viz., Rev. Samuel J. May, then a young Unitarian minister, Samuel E. Sewall, a young member of the Bar, and A. Bronson Alcott, a sage even in his early manhood.
They had all promised him aid and comfort in the great task which he had undertaken.
A little later two others, quite as remarkable as those first three were drawn to the reformer's side, and abetted him in the treason to iniquity, which he was prosecuting through the columns of the Liberator with unrivaled zeal and devotion.
These disciples were Ellis Grey Loring and David Le