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. i _^ n Eighteen closes _imiwii decade 'ed and in the fifty world -nine ' s history is no more unparalleled ! The old in deeds year just of treachery passed
wars away and crime . The , and new a marked year of , as the the new result for decade of those dawns ,, while deeds upon all , "by one wars great ke and £ _jt nation rumour in conster en s of - -
slavedupon another , struggling liberty , Europe , . nation Of , and and alarm bloodshed , knows not have what had 1860 our may share produce India . and the Crimea are
war we , mourn fatal memories our honore at d many and honorable an English dead hearth , let this us new bear year in mind ' s day , those but while in cap we
trated _tivity and the sweet oppressio hope n , to of whose personal ears liberty throug and h dungeon national -rock regeneration and vault , pene to he
-, dashe Let d us aside hope at and the pray criminal that , eapriee led on of by a gallant blood restored -stained and . to honest her despot men lace . , the close the of
. colonie the nations decade s , of more Europe just firmly commenced , France placed released may than find ever from Ital , still , bondage y leaders , and in the Great van p Britain of liberty among and and her ; .
civilisation While thus . Prance has retrograded in the last ten years , we find Russia _, at the close of 1859 setting her a noble serfs examp is le noble to the contrast proud Republic to that of which America has
itself recentl , for been Russia enacted freeing on the other side of a the Atlantic . That y Slavery , the foulest , blot the of world what claims has ever to known be model , should republic exist at is
not a all personal among more guilty scandal the enli is ghtened and the Southerner disgr citiz ace ens to , every who American grows slave , man cotton , woman a and and slave child sugar , , for ,
than is the _Northerner who uses the one in his manufactories and the other in Did his house the North . seriouslset its face against slavery , slavery would cease y
with to exist acts . Did of conciliation the , North back and up assistance its clamour ta its , too southern often but fellow party -citizens -clamour , aidin only g , without ruinto themselves and
them to get rid of this fearful institution , their Slave families labor , is slavery at would the dearest disappear and . the worst in the worldthe
slave-. once , , sists owner in knows slaves this and better when the than North any ' says other to man the South , but , his " Give whole up property your slaves con , " -
it says virtuall , y " Give . , up all you ha , _re and hold in this world , beggar yourselve not bthe s and subscri your ption children of a dollar : we will for it not is aid the you princi to get le we rid stand of slavery upon , and no ,
yourselves up we , cannot for y slavery and traffic your is in a slave human disgrace s with flesh to you our , even , g yet lorious to must buy republic a the man republic ' p s , freedom and thoug be ; freed " h but , you g of ive , ruin this it .
disgrace And all . " thetimeit is the North which has .-fattened and grown rich upon the slavery of , the , South ; it is the northern manufacturer his of dollars the slave while -grown he
cotton who makes his , fortune , and quietly pockets from clamours against us we the will South hel . our Let s northern outhern brethren men say to — get " Slavery rid of it shall ; we cease will among ; p
_. sh b are national their burden exertion and and their national loss ; sacrifice it is a national and we who disgrace all these to be years got rid have of y the profits while our southern brethren , have borne the shamewill
pocketed subscribe munificently to indemnify the master and liberate the . slave . " , Let the North will ladl give something join issue and else relieve than words the United and abuse State , and s of the America South of we an sus in-
pect stitution which gy lowers them among nations , and which attaches more or less
of While personal thus odium the nations to its citizens of Europe . have been torn and desolated , by war ,
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Jan. 1, 1860, page 359, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01011860/page/71/