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Public Sentiment Is All Right At The North

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A very popular and distinguished clergymen, in the city of New York preached a Thanksgiving sermón, filled, as usual, with eulogiuma on his country. Among other boastings, he pronounced America the only country where every individual had the full enjoyment of all his rights; where every person, when he rose in the morning, couid say, 'Through the whole of tliis day I am free to pursue my own interest, and my own happiness, in my own way. In the porch o f the meeting-house a lady said to him, "When you uttered that ?etrtimcnit, whnt did you do wíih tthrco milliona of slaves?" With a slight hesitaüon, he replied, "i forgot them." ul am sorry to hear that," she replied „ 'kI hoped you at least rer.iembered them, but thought it inexpedient to raention it Now, I pray you, go home and remeraber them." 'Do you suppose other people thought of the omission?" "1 should suppose those of common knowledge and reilection could scarcely do otherwise. As I carne out, one lady asked where your memory could have been." The sermón was aAerwards preached ia a neighboring town, and contained a little sneaking sentence about elavery. "In those days, there shall be liko peov