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angry woman. [Laughter.] The end was most unequal to the beginning, the words were big but the deeds were the least possible The noble lord the Foreign Secretary. seemed frightened by the bluster of the Federal Government, and the moment Mr. Adams threatened war he crouched before the menace, and England seemed to lose her position among the nations. [Hear, hear.]--That being the case, sir, I feel that I have a right to inquire what is the neutrality which the noble lord professes and wupplied is the men, who have gone in hundreds and thousands from this country to America and enlisted as soldiers to fight her battles. A very small number of our men have gone and enlisted in the navy of the Confederate States, and then comes Mr. Adams and says, "Aye, but these sailors of yours have chased from the face of the waters American commerce." If they have done so, I, sir, am very glad. [Laughter] But where is the difference between this and what has been done by our own men in Ame
where slavery exists, of their undoubted constitutional rights. It would also, if extended, deprive them of their right to regulate any of their domestic institutions.--Slavery was the creature of local law alone. Upon what pretext, then, did Senators assert that Congress had jurisdiction over it in sovereign States. He denied any such power, either in Congress or in the Executive. When the foundations of our beneficent Government were laid by such master minds as Washington. Jefferson, Adams, and their compeers, and it was now proposed to revise their work, to destroy its harmony and uniformity, in order to attempt to improve it, the country demanded to know the mighty reasons therefore.--The professions of President Lincoln were moderate enough in the beginning, and if he had not listened to the whispers of fanaticism and been guided alone by patriotism, what a name he would now have in the breast of every lover of his country. After his repeated violations of his promises, wa