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A Democratic Journal Devoted to National and State Politics, Literature, Foreign and Domestic News. '
VOL. 1.
NO. 52.
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From the Lynchburg (Va.) Republican.
The Position of Parties.
It seldom occurs, perhaps, to the mind
of the politician, when engaged in a fierce
political contest, in. which the interests of
himself and his party-are involved, and in
all human prohability, the destiny of his
country, the manner in which he appears
before the public,- or the sacredncss of the
trust confided to his keeping.
Ever since the establishment of popular
governments, and the formation of republi
can institutions, it has been the policy of
aspiring politicians to drag before the
country some exciting questions, affecting,
in some measure, public policy, thereby
adding fuel to-the flame that, instead of
elevating the character of xmerican States
manship, was continually detracting from
the high and exalted bearing, which should
characterize the representatives of the peo
ple, and throwing a damper over their de
liberations, of which the unseeming mind
of the disinterested spectator was continual
ly speaking. ' ..... -:
Tn rl n n I n or' Twwdc at tlio liistnrv nf rf)rrA.
'and examining the positions occupied by
them during times of excitement and scenes
of disaster, when the reigns of the federal
government were in the hands of those
sages of antiquity, whoso, names arc only
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known to us us tliey stanu a monument to
their fame upou the pages of history, we
find that an altogether different state of
affairs existed, when compared to the pres
ent position of parties.
The politician of earlier times, when
called upon the public arena, to defend the
cherished principles of a free and popular
government, indulged in no unwise Specu
lations or nnjust denunciations . of those
who perchance opposed the policy in which
he believed, but pursued the "even tenor
of his way " in advocacy of national and
conservative doctrines, feeling assured tliat
any other course would . be entirely im
politic and contrary to justice, reason and
intelligence, y
Unlike the great conservative, Union
loving men of those times, we find the
fancy of the obscure political adventurer
of the present day, continually on the wing ;
he readily rises to poiuts and heights be
vond which the imagination throws not
its illuminations; and in his eagle course,
basking in the supposed sunshine of poli
tical prosperity we find hhii ever ready to
grasj at almost any novel or exciting ques
tion which may unfortunately be agitated
' and in a moment of excitement, without
stopping to calculate the dangerous policy
- I sj7 ;
head-long into the heat of conflict, and be
fore he is conscious of the trust he is violat
ing, he and his party are enveloped in
difficulties, from which long years of ardu
ous labor cannot release them. . Nor is it
reasonable to suppose that they are the
only ones who are made to suffer by this
dangerous policy. They are regarded as
the leaders of their respective parties, and
our standing as a nation will of course be
, judged by their actions. .- - , -
When a politician appears before the
people as a candidate for any particular
i, ofiice, he should always remember that a
. dignified course is the; only one which he
ought to pursue, and that, if any important
question is. being agitated before the eoun-
- - if ia liic rlntv fn Tvnt. -firvrfri . Ills "rirmnfit.
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strength in order to secureits .triumph, or,
if necessary, its defeat.' , " - ' "
If he does not care for, his own personal
fanie,.he should have some regard for the
honor and welfare of his country; and ' if
elected to the councils of the nation, ,he
should go there determined to ' do battle
, , serve ' the " unity and sovereignty of the
States and if defeated to return , to his
constituents, with the proud thought that
he fought on the side of the Union !
He should feel, when engaged in such
a contest, as did the heroic Sir Charles
Napier, when he wrote so beautifully and
touchingly to a lady on the eve of his
great victory at Meamee," saying: "If I
survive, I shall soon be with those I love;
if I shall fall, I shall soon be with those I
loved." It is this feeling which gives to
political parties heir true position, and
which maSeiiaTnTTruep
"What could be more pleasant to a brave
man than to be with those he loves and
esteems after having aided in achieving a
national victory. Or what could be more
galling to the feelings of a politician, than
the reflection that there is no honor due to
him that he did not do his duty, and was
not found where danger threatened and
honor called -how could he meet his con
stituents, to whom he was indebted for all
the honors that had been conferred upon
him, and these thoughts rankling in his
bosom? - -.
-.This sense of shame, which every proud
man feels at the thought of being over
come, and this shrinking from the gaze of
our friends and supporters when we return
to them without laurels and without the
consolation of having acted so as to deserve
them, was well understood by the Duke of
Wellington. 'During the battle of Water
loo he frequently said to those around him,
"We must not be beaten; what will they
say in England?" No doubt this kept
many a man at his post.
The same spirit glowed in the bosom of
that celebrated warrior, should animate
every political leader in the Union; and
aid him in allaying and arresting the poli
tical evils, which now' distract and disturb
the peace of the country, and give to
parties! .position at which the Eurojean
aristocrat could not point the finger of
scorn. It i& only such men as these who
.make good itriots,TIu3 man who hasjio,
character to loose who cares nothing for
the nationality of his party who leaves no
one behind, for whose opinions he is will
ing to hazard much, seldom makes a sound,
conservative representative.
In the hour of danger, when death and
defeat mean ce when victorv can be snatch
ed from a determined foe only by almost
super-human exertions then it is that men
who are battling for conservative principles
and the " Union of the States, " who wish
to be honored at home and respected
abroad, shew themselves patriots. It is
then a distinction can be drawn; between
the mere political adventurer, fqhtinq for
pay, and the man who, is identified with
the interests of his country, : and whose
proudest triumph would be to hold out a
victorious hand to be grasped by his sup
porters at home. , i
The man without anything to loose or
gain by the result of a political contest,
provided he simply obeys orders may make
a passible politician ; but it is the man
who feels he would lose in the estimation
of his friends that ho would come in for
a large share of the disgrace, should his
country's flag trail in the dust, who makes
the pure patriot, when he simply intends
to be a patriot, and to preserve his own
good name in the annals of the countrv.
He never surrenders he may be defeated
but never conqilered. It is this that makes
the position of the Democratic .party in
vincible. , '' K-
While thi-is the case with the Demo
cratic party, we find others occupying au
entirely different position. Look at the
history of the old whig party ; and mark
the change that, had suddenly come over
the "spirit of the dreams" of the leaders
of that party. Look at its position, when
it numbered among its champions the
dauntless spirits of Clay and Webster; the
scintillations of whose intellects still burns
and blazes all arounds us, and compare
with the position of the party which has
arisen uo on' its . ruins. No sooner had
those great lights ceased to shine, when
the nationality of the whig party vanished
like a Vapor; and the remaining few, un
able to sustain themselves, sought refuge
in the caverns of the earth, and with dark
lanterns for their guides and. solemn oaths
for their principles, they finally came forth
as the great "Know; Nothing party alias
-American-Whig party)"ahd for, a mpment
"swept everything before them. - JDefeat, at
length overtook them, and that distinguish-i
ed Dersonao-p' fSamY who had wandered
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through several States by : the name o
" Invincible" was suddenly cut down, not
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naving oecn grantea tic pri?uega uveu
saying his prayers.
,He has slept again for a season, and his
followers being conscious that they could
never again rallv under the name of Whig,
Know Nothing Americans, they step forth
from their .vaulted sepulchres, clad in the
habiliments of the grave, and with an au
dacity' with which fno ghost should-bet
possessed, they disregard the former prin
ciples under which . they endeavored to
triumph throw aside the native born idea
of " Americans lniling Atnericaputttk
none but " Americans on guard, " &c, and
cry out for an equitable distribution of the
proceeds of the sales of the public lands
among the freemen of Virginia. Phoebus,
what a pity! Where are the log cabins,
coon skins and hard cider of 1840, and the
old gourds from which the cider was drank?
Bring them out, and lets have them to cor
respond with the position of that illustrious
and yet still more amphibeous party of the
present day.
Every species of trickery and humbug
are being resorted to by the distributionists
in Virginia, -in order to gull the people
into the support of their candidates bogus
moonshine, soap bubble, snake, taran talus,
centipedes and a long category of hob
gobblins and bloody bones arrayed to fill
us with awe and alarm.
But all this will avail nothing; and the
distraction and discord which the prime
movers in this affair are creating, will be
triumphantly frowned down on the 4th
Thursday in this month.
LvxciinrKG, May 4, 1857.
English Elections.
It will, no doubt, be interesting to our
readers to learn how elections are conduc
ted in England:
When the nomination day cones, an el
evated platform, or hustings, is raised in a
conspicuous place. On it stand the vari
ous candidates with their select friends.
The mayor or sheriff announces to the peo-
Xle below piat they must proceed To eleeff
a representative, and reads the writ. On
this, up steps a notable citizen of the place,
and proposes Mr. John Smith, whom he
pronounces the greatest man of the age.
John Smith takes off his hat and makes
lis speech. Then another notable citizen
steps forward, and proposes John Jones,
who delivers hinself of his views like his
predecessor. A third notable citizen may
then propose John Robinson, and a fourth
John Brown, and so . on. When all have
been duly proposed, and . have delivered
themselves of their sentiments, the mayor
or sheriff calls upon the people assembled
to make their choice, then and there bv
showing of hands. This they do; and he,
after careful inspection of the uplifted
palms, duly declares that John Smith and
John Jc nes are the men elect.
At this up starts as if in great amaze-
ment, though he knew it all along, and
knew, as everybody else did, that the men
below were not half of them voters-1 the
proposer of John Robinson, and demands
"a poll." . The presiding officer assents,
and a day is fixed. '
The voting, as in Virginia, is viva voce,
and is open to all the objections with which
that system hasusually been charged. :
Large manufacturers, and large land , pro
prietors, stand at -the polls to see how their
tenants vote. Candidates, with pretty
wives, bring them to the polls to talk to
voters. Not long since, the wife of a
British nobleman won an election for her
brother bv kissing a farmer, whose cast
ing vote decided the day. At the late c-
lection Lady John Russell and Lady Pal-
merston both took an active part. In the
country boroughs almost every candidate
had his borough: carefully canvassed by
two or three of the prettiest girls of his ac
quaintance. How could John Bull resist
the imploring accents of a lovely young
creature, who was, .besides, the daughter
of an earl? In many places, the voter is
assailed-by two of the loveliest little white
gloved hands, and two of the sweetest girl
ish voices, and two pair of the brightest
eyesy .whose possessors each implore and
entreat him; for her sake, to vote for "her
friend and the friend of England.--" What
ever may be said of political necessities,
this plan is undoubtedly the most pleasant.
'Wbat is dond here by "stumping" is of
ten dono there by personal, visits. In the
small boroughs the candidate often visits
every elector between the day of nomina
tion and the election-day. - Then the lord
or baronet takes his hat off to the butcher
or. baker, chucks . the grocer's "daughter
under the chin,' and kisses the fat face of I
the farmer's baby. Tin's thorough system
of canvassing is the more easily effected
as the constituencos are small--in compar
ison with ours ridiculously small, . Many
of the leading men of Englan"d such as
Lord Palmerstonf Cobden, Layard, etc.-
have sat for boroughs whose entire vote
was not over 300.. The whole vote polled
in the city of London does not exceed 7,
500, and it is by Jar the largest constituent
jcy in the kingdom. Cobden obtained just
voteOLyiii cr
lected with 301 ; Sir Robert Peel's son,
with 530 Votes, lost the day by 31; Mr.
Gladstone only got 118; Mr. Lowe was e
lected with' 234; and so on. Men of equal
calibre in this country would naturally
think themselves disgraced if their' votes
were not counted by tens of thousands.
Tlte l:illas Clarendon Treaty.
By a telegraphic dispatch on our first
page, it would appear that our Govern
ment has received official advices of the
rejection of the Dallas-Clarendon Treaty,
and that the basis of a ' new arrangement
has been
bv England. It is
thought probaole, however, that no action
will be had until the next meeting of the
U S. Congress so that there can be little
apprehension of any difficulty in the mat
ter. Perhaps it would be better to take
no action at all, or at furthest to let each
other alone, according to the following sen
sible suggestions of the Philadelphia Led
ger: The rejection of the Dallas-Clarendon
treaty, and especially the futile grounds
on which' England has thrust it aside,
should be a lesson to the United States to
keep clear for the future, of any " entang
ling" treaties with foreign powers. The
best policy for this republic is to imitate
the present attitude of England and France
towards each other. Without any written
guarantees, these two nations are in the
enjoyment of the most perfect mutual am
ity, siiiiplv because each knows that any
infringement, by either, on the rights of
the other, will not be submitted to tor a
moment. This wholesome fear, this com
munitv of interest, is the onlv solid ground
4Hi which nations' can stand, in their rela
tions to each other. Treaties become
mere waste paper, the moment this com
ninnitv of interests ceases: but while it re-
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mains, treaties are supererogatory. Ihe
entire experience of the United States in
its efforts to arrange, with England, Cen
tral American aliairs bv treatv, demonstra
tes the truth of this position. It would
have been better for this republic, at least,
it neither the Clayton-Bulwer treatv, nor
any of its successors, had ever been inau
Whatever were the motives of Lord Pal
merston in refusing to approve of the trea
ty, the fact may be used to our advantage,
and the refusal of the President to enter
tain the proposition for a renewal of nego
tiations, will meet the approval of every
sensible and patriotic citizen. . The clear
policy of this republic is to abrogate . the
Clayton-Bulwer treaty ; to be imtettered
in our relations in Central America, by
any treaty., stipulations with European
powers; and so be able to protect our own
interests, at all times, at a moment's notice.
It is beneath the United Sfates to be enga
ged in this paltry gamgf'of donble-shume
with Lord Palmerston." Let him go his
way, and let us take ours. American
diplomatists are not, political and profes
sional jugglers, to fake delight in success
ful trickery. Philadelphia Ledger.
Curiosities of Sleep. ,
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In Turkey, if a person falls asleep in the
neighborhood of a poppy field, and. the
wind blows over towards him, he becomes
firiTirli-iall v Tini-rrti7:rrl anil wnnhl fliA it tliA
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country people, who are well acquainted
with the circumstance, did not bring him
to the next well Or stream, and empty pitch
er after pitcher of water on his face and
body. Dr. Appenheim, during his resi
dence in Turkey, owed his life to this sim
ple and efficacious treatment. Dr. Graves,
from whom this anecdote is quoted, also
reports the case of a gentleman thirty
years of' age, ' who from long continued
sleepiness, was reduced to a complete liv
ing skeleton, unable to stand on his legs,
it was partly owing to disease, but chiefly
to the abuse5of mercury and opium; until
at last, unable'lp pursue his business, he
sank into abject poverty and woe. Dr.
Reid mentions a friend of his, who when
ever an3Tthing occurred to distress himi
soon became drowsy and fell asleep. A
fellow student also at Edinburg, upon hear
ing suddenly the unexpected death of a
near relative, threw himself in his bed and
almost instantaneously amid the glare of
noondays sunk into a. profound slumber.
A person reading aloud to one bf.his dear
est friends stretched on his death bed, fell
fast asleep, and with the book still in -his
hand, went on reading,-utterly uneoiicioiis
of., what he was doing. -A woman at Ha
madt slept seventeen or eighteen hours a
day for fifteen years." ' ' Another is recorded
to liavo slept once, for , four . . days. Dr.
Macnish mentions a woman who spent
three-fourths of her life in sleep, ; and Dn
Elliottson quotes a case of a ?young lady
who slept for six weeks 'and recovered.-
The venerable St. Augustine of llippo pru
dently divided his hours into three parts,
eight to be devoted to sleep, eight lo reci
tations, and eight to converse with the
world Maniacs are reported particularly
in the,-eastern hemisphere, to become furi
ously vigilant during the full of die moon,
more especially when the deteiorating
ravs of its polarized light are permitted to
fall, into their apartment, hence tlte name
lunatics. There certainly is greater prone
nesa to disease' during- sleep than? in the
waking state, for those w-horX'4finight
in thOa
come infected with its noxioiisfeii while
travellers who go through without stop
ping escape the miasma. Intense cold pro
duces sleep, and those who perish in the
snow, sleep on till they sleep the sleep of
Robert Emmet and Iiis Xove.
'Twas the eveninir of a lovelv dav the
last day of the noble and iltteAEmmet.
A young girl stood at the '.-ciifitle gate
and desired admittance into the dungeon.
She was closely veiled,' and the keeper
could not imagine who she was, nor that
any one of such proud bearing-should be
an humble suppliant to the , prison door.
However, he granted the boon led her to
the dungeon, opened the massive iron
door, then closed it again, and the lovers
were alone. lie was leaning against the
prison wall with a downcast head, and his
arms were folded upon his breast. Gen
tly she raised the veil from her face, and
Emmet turned to gaze upon all .that earth
contained for him the girl whose sunny
brow in the days of boyhood had been his
polar star the maiden who" had sometimes!
made him think the world was all sunshine.
The clanking of the chains sounded like a
death knell to her ears, and she wept like
a child. Emmet said but little, yet he
pressed her warmly to" his bosom, and
their feelings held a silent meeting such
a meeting perchance as is held in heaven
only, when Ave part no more. In a low
voice he besought her - not to forget him
when the cold grave received his inanimate
bodv he spoke of by gone davs the
happy hours of childhood, when his hopes
were bngiit and glorious, and he conelu
ded by requesting her sometimes to visit
the places and scenes that were hallowed
tgemorvtljonx iifiTdStytit ins eh i 1 d
3, and though the world might pro-
nooa, ana tnougn tne worm might pro
nounce his name with scorn and contempt,
$he prayed she should still cling to him
with affection, and remember him when
all others should forget. Hark! the
Church bell sounded and he remembered
the hour of execution. The turnkey en
tered, and after dashing the tears from his
eyes, he separated them from their long
embrace, and led the lady from the dun
geon. At the entrance she turned and
their eyes met they could not say fare
well ! The door , swung upon its heavy
hinges, and they parted forever. Ko! not
forever! is there not a heaven? .
At sunrise next morning he suffered glo
riously; a martyr to his country and to lib
erty. "
And onj o'er her the myrtle showers
Its leaves by soft winds fanned,
, She faded 'midst Italian flowers-
The last of their fair band.
'Twas in tire land of Italy; it was the
gorgeous time of sunset in Italy ; what a
magnifican t scene! A pale, emaciated
girl lay upon the bed of death. Oh ! it
was hard for her to die far from her home
in this beautiful land where flowers bloom
pcrenial, and the balmy air comes freshly
to the pining soul. Oh! no; her star had
set; the brightness of her dream had faded
her heart was broken. When ties have
been formed on earth, close burning ties,
" what is -more heart rending and agoni
zing to the spirit, than to find, at last, the
beloved one is snatched away, and all our
love given to a passing floweret." Enough;
she died the betrothed of Robert Emmet ;
the lovely "Sarah Curran. Italy contains
her .last remains; its flowers breathe their
fragrance over her grave, and the lulling
notes of the shepherd's lute sound a requi
em to her memory.
Anotiikk Spltcniud Doxatiox. It is on
ly two or three weeks since, says the Na
tional Intelligencer of Saturday, we had
the gratification of recording the magnifi
cent gift of twenty-five tJtousand dollars to
the American Colonization Society by Da
vid Hunt, Esq., of Mississippi. We have
now the pleasure to announce an addition
al splendid donation from the same noble
hearted Philanthropist of twenty thousand
dollars; a check for which amount was re
ceived from him by the treasurer of the
society day before" yesterday. This sum
makes a total of more ia. fifty thousand
dollars which has been contributed by Mr.
Hunt to the philanthropic cause of coloni
zation. How great are the blessings of
wealth when possessed by one so humane
and. generous !-r-Commercial Advertiser.
- What wonderful, what world-wide,
what t incomprehensible delusion ! Fifty
thousand' dollars. are given, and for what?
for exalting, for benefiting, for. improving
negroes?'. ; Alas! no, but for sending "them
back to Africa to relapse again into j their
primitive barbarism", "w4iile at ; this very
time the civilized world, is actually, suffer-'
ing for increased supplies of cotton, sugar,
coffee and all the tropical productions, ,
which are only to be had through the la
bor of these negroes. Sugar and coffee
are actually becoming so high as to be al
most beyond the reach of the poorer clas
ses, and yet a mistaken philanthropy is
making these articles dearer and dearer, -until,
like" satins and ermines, they can
only be procured by the wealthiest classes;
and worst of all, it is transforming happy,
hrisfiahized, prpducting tegroB-iitfo av
age, nonproducting barbarians. Verily,
has honest delusion ever madea more pit
iful exhibition of itself since Europe was
whitened with the -bones of the Crusaders?
New York Day Boole.
Three Clianccg for a Wife.
When a man has three chances for a
wife, it is a hard mischance if it- should
ail. Ihe following is one of those cases
which might have occurred down east,
but we are rather doubtful if a similar
event ever was known in any other part
oi tne world, uut let us give the expe
rience of the gentleman, wlm had three
chances, in Jus own language:
'I once courted a gal by the name of
Deb Hawkins. I made it up to get mar
ried. Well, while we were going up ' to
the Deacon s I stepped mv foot into a mud
puddle, and spattered they -mnd all over
Deb Hawkin s new gown, made out of her
grand mother's old chintz petticoat. Well,
when we got- to the Deacon's, he asked
Deb if jsLo would take me for her lawful.
vedded husband ? 'No'ays she, 'I shan't
do no such thing.' 'What on earth is the
reason?' says I. 'Whv,' savs she, 'I've ta
ken a mishken to you.' Well, it was all
up with me then, but I gave her a string
ot beads a few kisses, and some other no
tions, and made it all up with her; so we
went up to the Deacon's a second time. I
was determined to come up to her this
time, so When the Deacon asked me if I
would take her -for my lawful, wedded
wife. : says I, 'No, I shan't do no such thing.'
'Why, says Deb, 'what on airth is the
matter?' 'Why,' says I, 'I have taken a
mislikcn to you now.' AY ell, there it was
up again, but I gave her a new apron, and
- - - W - oth. little: trhikets ami- we went
up again to be married. We expected
that we should be' tied so fast that all na
turcould'nt separate us, and when we as
ked the Deacon if he would jit marry us,
he said, 'No I shan't do no such tiling.'
'Why, what on airth is the reason?' said
Aye. 'Why, says he, 'I have taken a mis
liken to both of you.' Deb burst out cry
ing, the Deacon burst out scolding, and "I
burst out laughing, and such a set of reg'
lar busters von never did see.'
Oxk fok Dan Rice. Dan Rice, the
well known clown, remitted in settlement
of an account, to the publisher of a paper
in the west, a three dollar bill, which whs
returned.with the brief remark, "This
note is counterfeit, please send another."
It was two months before he heard from
Dan again, when he apologised for the de
lay, saying that he had been unable till
now to find another counterfeit three dollar
bill, but he hoped the one he how enclosed
wouiu suit, proiessmg at the same tune ins
inability to discover what the objection
was to the other, which he thought as good
a counterfeit as he ever saw. It must be
admitted that Dan swept that board.
.Mns. Partington Indignant. "Will
you have a Daily Sun?" said a newsboy
to Mrs. Partington.
" Will I have a Daily Son ! Why, you
little scape-grace! How dare you insin
uate against a lone woman from home!
No, indecd, I guess I won't hare a Daily
Son My poor dead man used to com
plain most awfully when I presented him
a yearly son ! A daily son, indeed ! Be-
And the old lady called for the turkey
tail fan to keep from swooning.
Bobtail Politicians. The Louisville
Journal recollects hearing from the late
Chief Justice Marshall, that Gov. Giles, of
Virginia, once addressed a note of this
tenor to Patrick Ilenrv: .
Sik: I understand that you have call-
ed me a bobtail politician, i; wisn uo
know if it be true, and if true, your mean
ing. WM. B. GILES.'
To which Mr. Henry replied in this wise:
'SikT: I do not recollect having called
you a bobtail politician at anytime, but.
think it probable I have.: Not recollecting
the time or the occasion, I can't say what
I did mean; but if you will" tell me what
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are correct or not.4"- - . . -
Verv respectfully,
u mm w a' Tirvn v ..
'Ah, me!' said a pious lady, 'our minis
ter was 'V verv powerful preacher ; for the
short time he ministered the word among
us, he kicked three pulpits to pieces and
banged the in'ards out of fiveBibles.'.
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