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ers was not in their political success, but in their probity and fear of God. The Puritan prayed with his knee on the neck of tyrants, but not so intent on choking the tyrants as to intermit prayer. The Puritan must fight his way on to universal liberty. It was an easy thing to criticise the old Puritans.--God Almighty never launched a hero into history but that there could be always found some poor critic to carp at him. We should not get too near to heroes. (The speaker here slapped Gen Burnside on the shoulder, as much as to say, "I have made a big point."] The speaker had been in college, and there was a man ahead of him there.--Beecher was ahead of him there. We had fallen upon grave times. Our fathers found this continent a wilderness. The speaker continued in a rambling manner, now referring to the landing of the Pilgrims, now to his experiences in college, and now jumping like a lively intellectual squired into the war, out of the war, and travelling all around the war.