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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 36 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 32 4 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 20 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 18 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 14 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 14 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 10 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 10 0 Browse Search
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a profession which lives by Conservatism? They are the salt of the earth, the charcoal that keeps the State from decomposition, the chloride of lime that wards off cholera, plague, and yellow fever. The definition of conservative, as given in Worcester's popular Dictionary, (good Conservative authority,) is--"1st. That which preserves. 2d. One opposed to political changes in the State or Government — a story." To which the great lexicographer adds the following note from the historian, Macaulay: "We see that if M. Dumont had died in 1799, he would have died, to use the new can't word, a decided conservative" We fancy that if some of our enlightened fellow-citizens who are continually boasting that they are "Conservatives," were aware that they are calling themselves "Tories," they would drop that popular style of self-laudation in a hurry. We are well a ware that they intend no disrespect to themselves by insisting that they are the only "conservatives," i. e., "tories" in t