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ut up again on the church, except the perpetrators of the sacrilege marched over his dead body. But he confesses he was hasty in this one thing, and was sorry as soon as he said it. Nevertheless, when to his astonishment, (for he had not thought Lyons capable of such proceedings,) the mob assembled and the key was demanded of him, accompanied by the threat that if he did not immediately deliver it up they would tear down the church door, (we give the exact words,) he, to save the church from that grosser desecration, delivered it to the man, and not from any fear of personal violence, for that he did not at all anticipate To conclude, we regard Lyons as in disgrace; God help us!" In his letter to the Vestry, resigning his connection with the church, Mr. Wilbur says: "But before my country I love my God; before my country's flag I love my Saviour's church; and I never will cease to protest against using his consecrated Temples for any other purpose than that for which they