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" The Senator from South Carolina has read many books of chivalry, and believes himself a chivalrous knight, with sentiments of honor and courage. Of course he has chosen a mistress to whom he has made his vows, and who, though ugly to others, is always... "
SPEECH OF HON. CHARLES SUMNER, IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, 19th and ... - Página 9
1856
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The Public Life and Diplomatic Correspondence of James M. Mason: With Some ...

Virginia Mason - 1906 - 603 páginas
...that the opportunity of exposing him should not be lost; and it is for this cause that I speak. " The Senator from South Carolina has read many books of...polluted in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight—I mean the harlot, slavery. For her, his tongue is always profuse in words. Let her be impeached...
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Great Debates in American History: Slavery from 1790 to 1857

Marion Mills Miller - 1913
...that the opportunity of exposing him should not be lost; and it is for the cause that I speak. The Senator from South Carolina has read many books of...polluted in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight—I mean the harlot. Slavery. For her his tongue is always profuse in words. Let her be impeached...
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Political History of Secession to the Beginning of the American Civil War

Daniel Wait Howe - 1914 - 649 páginas
...speech was delivered. Comparing Butler and Douglas with Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, Sumner said: "The Senator from South Carolina has read many books of...and who, though ugly to others, is always lovely to him,—though polluted in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight; I mean the harlot Slavery....
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Prison Slavery

Barbara Esposito, Lee Wood - 1982 - 225 páginas
...senators he attacked for their positions on slavery was Senator Butler from South Carolina who, he said, "has chosen a mistress to whom he has made his vows,...the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight... the harlot, Slavery..."23 While Sumner's speech brought abolitionist praise, it incurred slavemaster...
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Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865

Jay Monaghan - 1955 - 454 páginas
...lived in Washington with Atchison, Mason, and Hunter. Sumner snarled at him with biting sarcasm: The senator from South Carolina has read many books of...course he has chosen a mistress to whom he has made vows, and who, though ugly to others, is always lovely to him; though polluted in the sight of the...
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Origins of Southern Radicalism: The South Carolina Upcountry, 1800-1860

Lacy K. Ford - 1988 - 432 páginas
...Massachusetts, speaking in Congress on the alleged "Crime against Kansas," suggested that Senator AP Butler had "Chosen a mistress to whom he has made his vows, and...in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight — 1 mean the harlot, slavery."33 Preston Brooks, a National Democrat and a cousin of the aging Butler....
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - 1988 - 904 páginas
..."its shameful imbecility from Slavery" had sent to the Senate in his person a "Don Quixote who had chosen a mistress to whom he has made his vows, and who . . . though polluted in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight — I mean the harlot, Slavery."10 Sumner's...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - 2003 - 952 páginas
..."its shameful imbecility from Slavery" had sent to the Senate in his person a "Don Quixote who had chosen a mistress to whom he has made his vows, and who . . . though polluted in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight — I mean the harlot, Slavery."10 Sumner's...
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Conflict and Compromise: The Political Economy of Slavery, Emancipation and ...

Roger L. Ransom - 1989 - 317 páginas
...territory, compelling it to the hateful embrace of slavery." He portrayed Butler as a "Don Quixote" who "has chosen a mistress to whom he has made his vows,...in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight . . . the harlot slavery." See Rawley, Race and Politics, pp. 1 16-9; and James M. McPherson, Battle...
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Divergent Paths: How Culture and Institutions Have Shaped North American Growth

Marc Egnal - 1996 - 320 páginas
...Butler of South Carolina. Senator Butler, said Sumner, "has chosen a mistress [slavery] to whom he made his vows, and who, though ugly to others, is...in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight." Senator Butler spoke with a slight speech defect; Sumner mocked this too. Brooks, who was a member...
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