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or their deliverance, than elsewhere, though basking in the sunshine of favor.
I said I was glad to be in Boston once more.
I am—though Boston has, it is true, used me somewhat roughly, in days that are past.
I am—for here I see once more the people.
In England I have seen dukes, and marquises, and earls, and royalty itself, in all the hereditary splendor of an ancient monarchy, surrounded with luxury and pomp, and the people impoverished and oppressed to sustain it all; but here, in New England, one looks for such inequality in vain.
Yet I have had no reason personally to speak ill of the nobility.
I have to make grateful acknowledgment of much kindness and attention from them.
But I want to see them invested in their own nobility alone.
I want them to be the noblemen of nature.
But here are the people!
And oh, how would my heart leap if my thoughts might stop here.
True, there are here no such institutions, civil or ecclesiastical, as there weigh heavily on the peopl