Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Selections from the Letters and Speeches of the Hon. James H. Hammond, of South Carolina >> Speech on the Justice of Receiving Petitions for the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia >> Page 50

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Speech | The Reprint Company; John F. Trow & Co. | 1866, 1978
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failed to accord to him ignominious death, we should
be unworthy of the forms we wear, unworthy of the
beings whom it is our duty to protect, and we should
merit and expect the indignation of offended Heaven.