” There were thousands of abolitionists who were free traders. “


” The North understand it better – they have told us for twenty years that their object was to pen up slavery within its present limits – surround it with a border of free States, and like the scorpion surrounded with fire, they will make it sting itself to death. “


” The door of conciliation and compromise is finally closed by our adversaries, and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom. “


” The basis, the corner-stone of this Government, was the perfect equality of the free, sovereign, and independent States which made it. “



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There were thousands of abolitionists who were free traders.
The North understand it better - they have told us for twenty years that their object was to pen up slavery within its present limits - surround it with a border of free States, and like the scorpion surrounded with fire, they will make it sting itself to death.
The door of conciliation and compromise is finally closed by our adversaries, and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
The basis, the corner-stone of this Government, was the perfect equality of the free, sovereign, and independent States which made it.

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