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THE

WORKS

OF

CHARLES SUMNER.

Veniet fortasse aliud tempus, dignius nostro, quo, debellatis odiis, veritas triumphabit. Hoc mecum opta, lector, et vale.

LEIBNITZ.

VOL. I.

BOSTON:

LEE AND SHEPARD.

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY
LIBRARY
MAR 16 1964

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1870, by

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in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

UNIVERSITY PRESS: WELCH, BIGELOW, & Co.,

CAMBRIDGE.

Believe me still, as I have ever been,
The steadfast lover of my fellow-men;
My weakness, love of holy liberty;

My crime, the wish that all mankind were free:
Free, not by blood; redeemed, but not by crime;
Each fetter broken, but in God's good time.

WHITTIER.

NOTE.

In this collection the arrangement is strictly chronological. Every article will be found according to its date, without reference to the subject or occasion, thus showing the succession of efforts as they occurred.

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