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ANTI-SLAVKltY HUGLK.
Published every Friday at
Salem, Columbiana Co., O.
JAMES DARN A UV, Jr.'Ucncral Agent
BENJAMIN S. JONES,
J. ELIZAUETH HITCHCOCK, Editors.
0""".? reiuiltaneci la be made, and all letlert
refitting to the pecuniary affain nf the paper,
to lie mdtlrruca (post puiil) to the General
Jlgent. Cvmmunicatiom intended for inter
him tu he addressed to the F.ditnrt.
CtTkb.ms: $1,50 per annum, or $2,00 if
not paid within six months of the timo of
subscribing.
Advkrtisments making loss than a square
inserted thrre times for 75 cents: ono
square 91.
I't'iiLismrto Committick: Satu'l Brooke,
(j corgo (jarrctson , Jumcs Hurnnby , J r.,
David L. Ci'.illirontli, Lot Holmes.
3, IE. TKIWWJI.
TRASH.
From the Stark County Democrat.
AN INFIDEL CONVENTION IN
PARIS, STARK COUNTY.
Ml Editor: I presume that both you
and your readers have heard of Abby Kel
ley and her associates of the Garrisonian
school, who are passing through tho north
ern part of Ohio, imposing their lectures up
on nearly every village. lliree ot tliein
sent an appointment to this place to lecture,
which was to commence last Thursday at 2
o'clock, but as no auriienco appeared, there
was no speaking, until about four, and then
the audience was small, and the speech
small in proportion. Hut perhaps ho was
liko the boy who said, "if wo cat all for
breakfast what will we have for supper!"
I suppose ho was like tho Irishman when he
went to buy a certain kind of beef, ho tho't
"nothin was better than Boiiiethiu," and
gave them a bit to commence with.
In the evening, Mr. Flint addressed the
meeting. ., He made a violent attack upon
the constitution of tho L'uited .States. I to
had not proceeded long when the Rev. II.
Ambler called tor prool ol some ot the state
ments, and denied ths correctness of his
quotations. Mr. A. desired tho constitution
to be produced. Mr. Flint said that lie did
not intend to discuss the constitution litis
evening, hut would to-morrow evening. Mr.
A. theii agreed to drop it provided that he
would acknowledge that he had misrepre
sented. Hy this time Mr. .Stcbbins had
learned who was oppo-ing them, and fear
ing that his friend Flint would not he hard
enough for him, ho pushed him to one side,
and took up the cudgel liim.ii II. 1 lie steam
was so high up by this time, that ho could
scarcely open tin valve for fear of an explo
sion; hut finally somewhat iuiiutii.' tin1
noise of a bull-frog, ho cries out on tho high
est pitch of his voice, "what dues the into.-
Iiious scoundrel mean! lie w.is soon in
formed from the audience tint such language
would not take and that he must take care
who he called such hard mines. Mr. A,
very deliberately informed him tliat his con
troversy was with tho gentloui in that ho had
pushed aside, and as the New Lisbon paper
calls him a goat he would not stoop to such
animals. Mr. Stubbing skulked back to his
seat like one that was sent for but could not
iro. Mr. Flint as soon as possible changed
the subject to the churches. Anil here his
statements were proven to ho incorrect and
untrue in live instances. At the close of the
liieeliusr a motion was made and carrici
unanimously that they should leave the place
to-morrow morn ng a utile below clav. Aot
withstanding this polite hint, they had the
cil'routcry to give out their appointment for
the next day.
Those lecturers opposed, not only all
church organization, hut the government of
tho Unit d Sla es, as .Mr. i 1 ut informed us
in the clearest manner. Ho said that here'
pudiited the government, he loathed it,-
that it was disgusting to him that it was a
government of bloodshed, oppression, and
loree that he asked not Us protection, nor
would ho accept of it. lie said that it rob
bed him out of the profit of every bargain
that he made. He said that 'oik and Clay
werp pirates, and thaltliey ought to be hung,
if any man ever ought to he hung; that they
drove lu'grocs trout usiiiugton 10 .m'w Or
leans; that they were negro breeders and era-
ille plunderers.
It was stated by thorn that tho nominal
church was very corrupt. .Mr. roster say
that the Methodist Episcopal Church is more
const.', than any house of il!-fau.! in the city
of New York, thai the preachers perpetuate
tin system ol slavery t make concubine
out of its helpless victims, &r.
It does not seem tint their chaste am:
patriotic language enamored any person, ex
e pt a few young l.uiies, who are no doul:
di'Mrinj; a certain bondage. Hut these ge
tl .men went iiwaV Without Hoiking a -out
of auv of them.
'The second evening Mr. Stcbbins oocitpi
ed the stand with his usual wapt of interest
except when ho would Live vent to some ol
his sjdeea against the Scales, or churches,
Jle, in the omirse of hi it marks, made some
incorrect si. aleiitents about the genera! con
ferenee of 181 1, in tho enstt of Ifishtip An
.drcw wltiul llcy, J. Murray corrected him.
.About this tituu, some of the crovvd began
vu throw some v';.;s, fyr the mtil.ovtatio ytit
ran high. Tho only thing that prevented a
mob, was the successful opposition that they
met with. J. Murray then moved that we
solve ourselves into a meeting of the citi
zens of Paris, Stark countyt oarrled unani
mously. Dr. Ucahout was then called to
the chair, and the following resolutions pass
ed. (I only ijive the substance.')
I, Remind, That In the opinion of this
meeting the followers of VY, Lloyd Harrison,
by their swopping denunciations, evince
their total ignorance, ot human nature, and
must invariably fail to accomplish any good
to tho anti-slavery cause, but must stir up
the worst passions of the human heart, and
close up every avenue to the understanding
and sympathy.
a. Remired, I hat tlio position taken hy
the followers of AY. L. Garrison, is 1st anti-
patriotic. 2d. That it evinces deep, heart-
lelt malignity to revelled Christianity, .hi.
That it invites back with open amis to our
warmest bos tttlity old toothless ami de
crepit heathenism with all its superstition
and idolatry.
A. Retoleed, I lint thosp persons are not
laboring for tho abolition of slavery, hnt for
tho spreadinjr of Dittish interests and infidel
principles, wlulo their secret motto is,
"strike, but conceal the hand that gives the
mow.
4. Re'olved, That the cours9 pursued by
the Garrisoiiians at their last anniversary,
and carried out hy those who are traversing
our country and propagating tiio sentiments
of that body, is highly prejudicial to tin; c.msi!
of emancipation.
5. JvviIced, That the oltbrt which has
been made to cast reproach upon tho church
es of our country, by those who operate with
the Garrisonian school, deserves the abhor
rence ot all who are friendly to religion and
good morals.
0. Jloidrcd, That the abuse cast upon
tho constitution of the United States, and
upon our civil authorities, is well calculated
to weaken the restraints of government, and
sow the seeds of insurrection, and is in fact
a most loathsome pestilence, which cannot
prevail ta any great extent without ciuran-
jennjr the security ot lite, liberty and the
aursuit of happiness, and therefore deserve
the unmeasured disapprobation of all e;ood
merican citizens.
7. Rein.'ved, That in the denunciations
which we cast upon V. Lloyd Garrison and
his associates, we neither apologize for sla
very nor refu-30 to uso our influence for its
overthrow", hut upon the opposite we are
willing to uso every prudest means lor tiio
overtlirow ot the system ol oppression.
8. ItcHiilreJ, That wo do ovist heartily
disapprove of thrr attempt -w hich " tins been
made to show indignation to the kksons of
those whose opinion n id conduct we have
conde nne l n tit-' prm din" rcso u io.iS.
A motion was then made that the geu 1 -
men proceed, but they declined so to do; and
tho meeting was odjouriic-l, 1 heso gentle-
in mi toe:, tiicir deiurlurt! next morning, bit!
left their convert behind.
A PARISONIAN.
From the Brandon (Miss.) Disseminator.
Wo received by the last mul, the Liberty
Herald, a paper published in Warren, Trum
bull county, Ohio. We see ia said paper,
fifty aati-slavery conventions. Fifteen ap-
pointni'Mtts are made aire uly for that purpose;
mill a number i t np;ioiiitiueiiis ot meetings
for (iiles It. StehhiiiK and Miss Abhy Kelley,
licnjaiuiti S. Jones and Mi-ss Jane Elizabeth
Hitchcock. Now, we will just say to Wil
liam J. Tail, Editor of this Liberty Herald,
that it is a waste of your paper to send it to
tho State of Mississippi. Von had best give
it to Miss Kelly and Miss Hitchcock. We
hope that Miss Abhy andiss Elizabeth can
liudjuiitubh" coinpaiiious,uoi;gst the lot of
buck negroes, you boast so much of running
away from taeir owners or most probable
stolen Irani them, hy just such fanatics as
Mr. Tuit and the Misses Abhy and Elizabeth,
Now sir, If you and all such mad fanatics
would take the advice of otto who wishes for
the peace and happiness of all men, you will
turn to the ploiij-lt; Misses Abhy and Eliza
beth, to the sputum" wheel. That would
be honest, decent, and suit all such charac
ters much bettor than troubling others busi
ness. Don't send any more papers to this State,
for you may be well as-mred, that they will
meet with a warm reception that will reduce
them to ashes! And if you should visit the
sunny South, you will see tho slaves enjoy
ing more Irocdom, and better provided lor,
than you or Miss Abhy, or any other of tho
poorer classes in your boasted free states.
if thefore you aro what you pretend to be;
just attend to preserve tho liberty of your
country. An allwisu Providence will take
caro of the liberty and well being of his
creatures, without your or Abby's ail.
.Miss Abhy must lie a relative ol the loolxill
er Knllev, that visited the s nith soino time
since. Ho is much wanting now in Ohio.
You should call him home. Ho would find
constant employ, it appears from tho uiitnhcr
ol Joul conventions you have advertised in the
Jlt-rald.
Miss Kkllkv- -Tnis lady, agreeable
lit r notice, was in this place on tho gjlh,
Jlith and v!7th tilt. Front press of business,
we wore unable, to attend iter meetings long
enough tu warrant us in giving any uucount
nf thorn. FosTKit, who accompanied her, we
undcrst and, was violent and abusive, besides
using tli itiost indecent and vulgar ratiguago
which is generally to bo loiiuu among tho
most low an I c.ni'.ompliltlo cl.iss of commu
nity, Some of ear Liberty friends met Miss
Kkm.vv iit d-s'1-'1-. "' w c arc informed that
they "hold their row" with her pretty well.
She went from hero to Youngstown, where
she was to " let oir steam" 'oar days. War
ren Liberty Herald, .
ANTI-SLAVERY.
UNIVERSAL REFORM.
Ever since the contest between the good
anil had angels of society began, there It is
been a class of minds which receives the
truths of reform Metaphysically, but finds it
infinitely easier and more convenient to keep
its enthusiasm ready molten i'l the form of
theory, than to allow it to run into and har
den in any of the thousand moulds of action.
These philosophers are nut satisfied with a
ny sitvrlo clfort at progress calling it isola
ted and fragmentary. They would have re
formers strike at the very root of the cvil,and
one of tlintn tells us that this root is lioriyand
another tells us it is there, and a third, with
yet greater confidence, assorts that it is eve
ry where. Meanwhile tho soro boils with
which Ciod hath smitten our social system
grow more cud more loathsome, and their
corruption spreads without molestation.
The position of these advocates of univer
sal reform is a peculiarly agreeable one. It
is easy in a social point of viow, because the
world has no quarrel with nion who interfere
with its prodigal courses only in tho polite
way of theory, and becauso Reform can have
nothing to say against those who gtvo it a
metaphysical adherence. It is also a posi
tion extremely flattering to salf-lovo. They
critieiso all parties, and tacitly assume (what
is loo ouen granted 10 incni uy mo iiutlitn!;-
lug) a superior wisuom to an. j hey are
men who stand upon a lull at a safe distance
from the field of battle and criticise throimh
their philosophical telescopes the movements
ot the simple lellows who endure all tin
sweat and dust an J peril of the conilict, eon
detuning them, even when victorious, lur
having jrninod the fight by same blunder in
technicalities, and, by their quiet air of su
perior wisdom, almost persuading the scarred
veterans who have achieved the. h.ird-won
r.urccss that they are no better than defeated.
They remind one of that "parniaccti" fellow
who so bitterly inflamed the ;fall of honest
Hotspur.
Hut whatever may bo the ippcttl.itivo me
thods proposed by these social liydropathists
(who would euro all the e'.i-aing evils of
society hy throwing cold war upon the ef
forts of practical reformers) th ir real sj stem
always resolves itself into no', .in"- more than
a now application of that i "uiious roeipo
for the lecovery of lost sheiinvcnled by
'littla Heja.i!;)'' in the t-orSi tyfi.ytta.
'Liitle jJopecp has lost bis sheep,
And how do you think he'll find 'em?
J,rt Vi aluite and they'll all come home
Wagging their tails behind 'em."
imi iiituii so unreasniiHiite as to ilcsire a
more complete or simple remedy for all the
diseases of society than th is of Llling them a
lone? Hut there are some unfortunate mortal or
ganizations winch are pursued by an irresis
tible impulse to he at work and to which
activity seems a necessary prc-rpquisitn lor
iltli. lit tuts unhappy class tho Abolttion-
i-.ts ara prominent examples, and we confess
that we cannot help feeling a very decided
sympathy with them. Far he it from us to
detract from the supereiuiuont merit of the
I hiukcrs ot ltclorm. lie who invents great
ideas is often a truer working-man than he
who labors with his hands. He who sets
up and kindles the heaeoii of an inspiring
thought, who forges for tho warriors of re
form the impenetrable panoply of a noble prin
ciple, is a chief benefactor of his race. Hut
we need also the self-devoted translat rs of
those divine oracles into the language of the
people, the fiery-hearted enthusiasts who ap
ply these dangerous tests to tho existing or
der of things, and become the practical mar
tyrs and apostles of the new dispells alien.
W hat nobler spectacle than to sea both uni
ted as iu Garrison and Burleigh and W. 11.
Chanuittgl
Yc do not mean to include among these pra
ters about "Universal Reform" any of those
who aro sincerely and actively engaged in tho
promotion of any scheme for the bettering of
Society, however visionary it ni ty appear to
oursives. These we accept as fullow-1 ihor
crs with us, and we are wiliing that they
should call us fragmentary so they cast no
stumhling-hlocks in our way. Hut we must
break without remorse through the line-spun
gossamers of those theoriscrs who, while
tiiey are looking every where but to the sol
id earth on which they tread, lead their un
suspecting followers through the brambles of
loollsh speculation, to leave theal at last
floundering in the slough of inaction. These
men are like the followers of Ulysses, who
had eaten of tho lutua and became straight
way oblivious of country and friends, auJ
loved only to dream with closed eyes of for
mer labors and perils, wholly unfitted for the
undertaking ol new ones.
It is true that there is a unity in evil, and
that reformers should bu content with noth
ing less than some universal remedy. Hut
it is no less true that them ia also a unity iu
reform. Tho blow which a solitary reform
er strikes upon tho minutest nervo of evil
sends a painful thrill up to thn great central
hnart, Abolitionists may well ho content to
ha called fragmentary while they are in
truth breaking up tho ground and preparing
tiie way for universal reform.
We must bfifin wunewhtre. While more
far-suoing minds tiro drawing plans for
great campaign and concerting measures for
tho defeat of sin ia one groat overthrow,
surely he Is doing no harm (call htm gue
rilla warrior il you will w lii therms a sin
gle citadel Htid takes from tho enemy the
lr.:i!i:;e ol hitherto untiiterrupt 'd victory.
I itere nr.' evils iu our midst as ', perhaps
worst-, than Southern slavery. Why, then
atttck that ami leave those unnmlostcil! Ile
eiuso in attacking that wo ate also all ii kin r
these; becauso th" human race is essentially
onk, and a dtsen) in one pla -o prevents
health in till tho rest, and heeinse we can
more, easily rouse men's attention la sj ler
barons and gross a perversion of right. He
is no true Abolitionist w ho can look approv
ingly, or i vi n silently, upon any fetter, who
is not outspoken and f lithful iu his tendency
against every wrong and every vice.
If wo devota our great' s1, energies to awa
ken men to the horror of slavery, we ate
using the bo.-,! moans to make t'ae''Mini ver
sil reformers. Truth will never rest s;it;s!i
ed with ii corner of the heart; she will have
all or n ine. Tho man whom we have in
duced to enlist in the t rusado against slave
ry, lindH that all other evils are the iiititr.il
allies and abettors of that, and sees himself
drawn up a-iinst the united front of all.
1 he anti-slavery movement in America is at
once an example and a proof of this. l!e-
gun wiih no aim beyond the e.Mituti.in i-l'
chatlol .'lavery, it gridually iti.-eoveri d il If
at O'Ids with w.n, v, eh l io system oi 1.
labor (so railed,) Willi t-n- en-lac.U' lit ot
women, with the church, ia short with th.
Christianity of tho nineteenlh century. 1
foitnl it iaipnssihlo to oppiy 'hritli n.ity t
practice iu one direction alone, and it be
came in the truest souse the aposl'o id .le
sus. No wonder that the Scribes mid
I harisees and Levitos stind apart l.om tais
movement. For centuries ta come the dis
ciples of Christ must he known hy the heavy
cross they bear; yet, noble bml ol mtrlyi
despair urn. nn-.idy tiie ino i.f:m-p -ai.s oi
the horiz hi are becoming vii.iblo in ihojrrow
iiijj dawn! I'nn-iJranut tWe n ..i.
A SOUTHERN SCENE.
Extract of a lofer receive 1 by N.ilhun 11
I'll-
shaw, of Randolph county. Indiana,
a correspondent in th SoulU :
ire'
"The crviag inatste-'.' ;;u l cr.ulty of .-
very had lrucutiy eteagi-.l my s.tiouli
miring ttie coarse ol tins i-jttin. , ; mr. never
more than while in this pi, ice, vh m t
opprrojcd race is very numerous, and I'ro
ipiently sol 1 at unction like c -.:i'.e. At one
nf these sales 1 w n much a!V et -l in 'a.--
lnga youttg colore I uv.n pltn-tiu'r his e.tn:e.
His tiged ft. her and itiotlu r, au.l hi ; w':' i ml
child were all mount -d upon a t-'l ig", so f
tltey might he 5't eii- by lao hia ie.-.;, I'.e y
ueiu J 'a haul ti tie sol l.' Tlii" Yotfieg :H!i slop
ped forward and stood beanie th 'in, but w.is
soon ordered down. Ha said he wanti u to
be sold with taeiuj but wn t dd l.o eeithl
not; as it was a sale to sitisiy it m irtgij'e
upon thn other."., ill which ho was it t inelu !-e-:l.
1 1,3 pleaded with Very ni'-ciii.g an I
moving language, to si. mv Ino.v h rti it was
t a In; separate I fro.ii hi; f luily; but it was
all ti no ptirjoie. When ho s.-.v th :t he;
prayers were nr. In e.led, and til . lite i.ih-.s
w ould be sold wiihotit hint, ho bur-1 into a
liood i f tear;, and, in the :iii'.;-.::sh of hi.-, fee',
lugs. Ik sought theai r : ! It r to !.'.!! him;
"lor," said he. "I v.-otil.l r.'J.-r i:i I'. an
ho separated l.i:ii my fata l v.'' Upon this
he, was dragged oil' tile sejl.'io!, a. el driven
away.
'The company went on hi l'!!n:r. tippa-n-nlly
as unconcerned as 1 1 1 .:.: 1 i tae t'ue
tionoer had been seiiic. r ido-eji, while the
Screams and prayers f the age-, I pan-iiLs.
and those of the bereaved wife, with her in
fant iu tier arms. Went up t heaven in be
half of themselves, ;,nd espe.-i dly for the
poor young man, who had be'-n so inhuman
ly torn from liiem. iie.dilos those victims of
cruel and imehrii.thu avarice, lie re was a
large number more ennum d iu a reiiar, v. ho
worn brought out and sold to did'.-rent pur
chasers. Thin it is that tfar relatives are
violently separated, i: "er to ueu each ether
again in tliis world 1 "
From Herald of Freedom.
a
American t'ticistiii.itiy U'veiop-I.
The papers of last week airionnee two e
vettts, in a ni inner that unfold - the sidril and
character nf tlie nitiontl religion beyot; all
necessity for any farther mis j-jr. htt-;ioii.
One is the doith of Andrew Jackson, and the
other the joining the church of Henry Clay.
The one it ii Slid, "expired with the utmost
calmness, expressing the highest confidence
of a happy immortality through a Re lecnicr,"
the other (the Congregation il Journal solemn
ly says, we are truly r.-j.d n-.l to learn,'; ins
recently become a i iintinicant in Christ's
Church, Lexington, Ivente.eky,"
An! who are this men th it the religions
newspapers and Am 'rican clergy are so proud
t identify as fellow christians! Wit.) are
mn I
e man.
ibers of their churc
and honorary
members ol t:ie:r .Missionary and :i!iuat!i
Associ ttions while living, and w hen il 'ad,
are exilt-.'d to a seat at the right hand of the
Most High 1 Who are extolled as lights iu
the world, as worthy patterns to be imitated
by those of buaihl mould! Who are lite i
dols of their r'spoolho politic il pirttcs, litel
receive in tint dd number-:, the sull'rages
priest, deacon, and church member, for the
highest ollieo ill the people's gilt 1 Win S
names are inscribed on our vessels, from Man
of war to Mil I Seow, after whom our forts,
I
corporations, canals, bridges and turnpikes
aro called, and to whose honor and memory
churches may yet bo erected, and into whoso
name, baptized, as patron saints 1 St. Jack
son ami St. Clay, in calender with St. I'eter
and St. l'atrick ! who.-o great toe btniL-s
ol
i
may yet he hallowed and enshrined wii'i
those other " preci an relics of the church."
the ir gin Mary's milk, a vial of Kgvpt's
il .irk in ss, the jaw bono with which Sampson
Slow tho rliilisliiies. and The hits ol wood
from tho cross on which Christ died, enough
of which fragments are pri served (and nil of
t to identical cross) t build a uo.en stcepled
sviiag '"iie", bo are those nu n, anil wnai,
l.i ,t they should be thus signally honored by
the pious and the prayerful of our times!
What have they done that the church thus
oi ilily seizes en their names to emblazon
a ro id la r own g . a'.ness, iter exceeding ex
calletien nn I glory !
Andrew Jackson dies the church eulogi
zes his character, and democracy goes into
mourning. Hut the earth is ridden of a mou
lder, and lui.nanity is delivered from a mv
eno-.is devourer. Ilis hand was thicker than
If wiih his brother's blood. His politi
cal pilcriiuige was signally marked with in
trigue an I deceit, even for a politician, and
ended with a superhuman and too successful
ed'ort to prolong and extend slavery, hy
hoe-ling Texas from her deeps of ignominy
i it i union with those confederated States.
1 lis tie ilinent of the Cherokee, Creek, and
other tiihes of Indians, will damn his memory
f never, in tho i yes of a virtuous postority,
who shall hercain r read the history of thoso
d la holt, ail trtttsnctions.
Long has I 0 lived, but not to bless man
kind, lie pret'iided to fight the battles of
Freed atn, but lie returned to rivet fetters on
millions of his cptal brethren, llo extolled
the bravery i f his colored roiiuents at tho
battle of New Orleans, and then hurled them
down to the gulf of despair, to die in heavy
ohiins. And lest thi ir children's children
shauid iu long after time wake to Liberty, at
the aiehaugel clarion now sounding by tho
sons and daughters of Humanity, he lingers
on the er. ve, iinpioaths his slaves to his
heirs, and with husky voice, and lip and
o oak I laecl.eil ; ii 1 i.iv(Ting In death, he
d. -cries and achieves the annexation of Tex
as, to ext n l and eternize; the slave system,
then sinks to rise no more.
Now let Lis friends rear proud tho marblo
Monument an. 1 engrave his name in brass.
Tim--- . h II in,.w down the one mid tramplo
out the oihi r. Let the church canonize him
as a s tint, a very paragon of all that is ex- .
(client tn the christian, und great anil uesir
ahl" iu the man. Hut when men shall learn
l.i hate war, to loathe ropine, abhor blood,
and del si oppression as they ere long shall,
k will all avail nothing to rescue his name
from th--pe.-t oblivion, or shield it from dis
honor and (leagraco.
And I lenry Clay too. He has joinkd thb
Citrrt 'n.- 1'erh.ips tlio first dream, ho had
of bis l.iitesR, was when the church began
t make him honorary member cf some of
her Sunday and .Missionary corporations.
It .t has' bo done with and for his sixty
slaves! Some of them are doubtless what
the church calls christians. Christ is form
ed iu them, and God iu Christ. And what
soever is done "to one of these little ones,"
is doic to Christ. Henry Clay then en
slaves, buys, sells, whips and drives the ve
ry ; ',! mil Saviour whose church ho thus
!:: i"i:'.y j-nns. And the church trumpets
hi-i coinn. i. tonship through , the earth with
a; u.ueh holy glee its do lite fallen fiends
l:.r.,.,c'.l t'.u- oloonis of l'crditioll.
la dew I p' nieiits, such as these, let Amer
ican religion hn read and understood. It
mailers mil how bloody the. warrior, how
murderous the duellist, how depraved tho
g inhler, how polluted the libertine, only
let him prate well about "roc'"iis immnrtitl
11 Ihe-mth a R, dcviiier," like Jackson, and
t.lk of "tho sacred, toss of the Sabbath,"
like Henry CI iv or D.uiit l Webster, and tho
church will scud her coach and six to con
vey him in royal state to l'aradise. Sim
needs great names now, that her Holy spirit
has li it her, out of vliieh to make capital.
And she must have them. No matter for
the char.u-t.--r. She would make a deacon or
a I), i). of the devil, and it should bo Dea
con Devil, or Doctor Devil, around, or in ev
i ry pulpit only lot him speak well of her
sanctuary and sacraments, her Sabbaths and
her hlaveholding.
And his Satanic Majesty is worthy. In
deed, is he not, at least by proxy, a member
now, in the person ol many a political hack,
whoso infamy is equalled by nothing but.
the unblushing hypocrisy with which he puts
on the livery of heaven.
The church has lost Iter revivals, and is
try ing her hand now at securing great namen,
still to awe the people and prolong her ex-
1 tence. Mie knows wo aro prone to "no
afraid i f that which is high." Hut her de
signs shall be overthrown. Them are those
who teach tho people (if they need teaehinsr)
t scorn thorn. There are those who will
laii"h at the dragon idols and blood besmear
ed saints she elects to her societies, or re
ceives into her communion. There are those
who will strip oil tho very winding sheet of
tho dead to reveal the blackness and deprav
ity of their hearts, if tho church sets up
these depraved and black-hearted, to bo ador
ed or imitated. No sacred sanctuary, no
solemn sepulchre, no priestly panegyric, no
plaudits of political partizans, shall shield
the infamous, from tlio odium that attaches;
to tln ir character. A priest, a president or
a politician, is but a man. Hardly that.
And while a ragged, untitled, uneducated,
unconverted, unb.iptised, unordainod sinner
is denounced and hung for his crimes, thorn
aro those who will at least brand (not pun
ish) as eipial or grosser felons, tho men who
cover baser deeds and blacker characters uu
der robes of honor, ollieo, professions, piety
and jimyers.

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