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scordant echoes with which his ears must be infested.
The Fugitive Slave Act came up again on later days in the session.
On July 14 Dixon took exception in a courteous way to Sumner's construction of his official oath and his application of Jackson's celebrated phrase.
Sumner repeated the doctrine, adding John Quincy Adams as an authority, that his oath was to support the Constitution as he understood it.
Four days later he presented a memorial from the ancient Abolition Society of Pennsylvania for the repeal of the Fugitive Slave Act, and stated with considerable fulness its purport.
Clay made some opprobrious remarks, which Sumner only noticed by saying that he was always ready to answer anything in the shape of an argument; but he did not consider any senator who did not keep within the rules as his peer.
Other Southern senators who referred to him—Dawson, Bayard, and Benjamin—were entirely respectful.
The last named senator, to whose kindness of manner and conformity to