der, with every brain and tongue active, we have yet to hear the first statesman-word, the first proposal to consider the fountain and origin of all our ills.
We look in vain through Mr. Seward's speech for one hint or suggestion as to any method of dealing with our terrible hurt.
Indeed, one of his terrors of disunion is, that it will give room for an European, an uncompromising hostility to slavery.
Such an hostility — the irrepressible conflict of right and wrong — William H. Seward, in 1861, pronounces fearful!
To describe the great conflict of the age, the first of American statesmen, in the year of Garibaldi and Italy, can find no epithet but fearful.
The servile silence of the 7th of March, 1850, is outdone, and to New York Massachusetts yields the post of infamy which her great Senator has hitherto filled.
Yes, of all the doctors bending over the patient, not one dares to name his disease, except the Tribune, which advises him to forget it!
Throughout half of the great