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of Witestown, N. Y.: The colored minister was closing up his prayer, when some white boys in the corner had the ill-manners to laugh, so that the sable suppliant heard them. He had said but a moment before, and very earnestly, "We pray dat de Lord will press all flesh dat is human," when the laugh occurred; and commencing again, just before the "Amen," the pious old man said: "O Lord, we are not in de habit ob adding postscripts to our prayers, but if depression, 'Bless all dat is hnners to laugh, so that the sable suppliant heard them. He had said but a moment before, and very earnestly, "We pray dat de Lord will press all flesh dat is human," when the laugh occurred; and commencing again, just before the "Amen," the pious old man said: "O Lord, we are not in de habit ob adding postscripts to our prayers, but if depression, 'Bless all dat is human,' won't take in dese wicked white fellars, den we pray dat de Lord will bress some dat ain't human, also, besides!"