Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: February 1, 1865., [Electronic resource].
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"No nation ever gained its freedom without suffering; and had we time to refer to the facts of history, we could easily show how true it is that others have suffered more and struggled longer." "Let us confess it, there has been no nation which has started upon her career of freedom with such boastfulness, and looked upon her struggles as so transient, her victory as so easily achieved, as ours. Shall we be found boasters; indeed, vain boasters?" --Dr. Minnegerode's New Year's Sermon. Something more is involved in the issue of this conflict than the question of independence. It is to settle our rank in the human race; to show whether it be really true, as asserted by some philosophers, that the European stamina degenerates in America, and that Americans are inferior in profoundness of passion, tenacity of purpose, and strength of endurance, to the people of the Old World. It is common, in some parts of this continent, to look down upon the inhabitants of Europe