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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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Presidential Campaigns: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Paul F. Boller Jr. - 2004 - 496 páginas
...Andrew F. Butler of South Carolina. He called Butler the Don Quixote of slavery; he also said Butler "has chosen a mistress to whom he has made his vows, and who, though ugly to odiers, is always lovely to him; though polluted in the sight of the world, is chaste in his sight....
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The Constitution in Congress: Democrats and Whigs, 1829-1861

David P. Currie - 2005 - 346 páginas
...(1890). 25Cong Globe, 25th Cong, 2d Sess 200. 26Id. 27Id at 206. 285 Stat 318-19, § 2 (Feb 20, 1839). believes himself a chivalrous knight, with sentiments...who, though ugly to others, is always lovely to him; ... I mean the harlot, Slavery.29 Consistent with his own conception of chivalry, South Carolina Representative...
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The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

Sean Wilentz - 2006 - 1044 páginas
...animosity" that he had to be shown up for who he really was. And so Sumner exposed him as an old man "who has 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." The next...
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Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession, and the President's War ...

James F. Simon - 2006 - 324 páginas
...committed the unpardonable sin, in Sumner's eyes, of defending the pro-slavery government in Kansas. "The Senator from South Carolina has read many books of...chivalrous knight, with sentiments of honor and courage," Sumner intoned. "Of course he has chosen a mistress to whom he has made his vows and who, although...
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The Road to Disunion, Volume II : Secessionists Triumphant Volume II ...

William W. Freehling Singletary Professor of the Humanities University of Kentucky - 2007 - 624 páginas
...rushed "forward in the very ecstasy of madness," having "chosen a mistress," that "harlot, slavery, ... to whom he has made his vows, and who, though ugly to others, is always lovely to him." This humiliating language aroused universal southern rage. Whether Southerners wished to perpetuate...
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Normans and Saxons: Southern Race Mythology and the Intellectual History of ...

Ritchie Devon Watson, Jr. - 2008 - 296 páginas
...knight-errant Don Quixote. Like the deluded protagonist of the Cervantes novel, he observed, Butler had "read many books of chivalry, and believes himself...chivalrous knight, with sentiments of honor and courage." However, Butler had chosen an even more morally revolting mistress than Don Quixote: "The harlot Slavery...
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American Government: Balancing Democracy and Rights

Marc Karnis Landy, Marc Landy, Sidney M. Milkis - 2008 - 825 páginas
...for insult and ridicule was Andrew P. Butler (D-SC). Sumner described Butler as "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." Congressman...
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