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1843 Excerpt: ... considering the barbarous and brutal manner in
which they had long been treated? What although they fell into
parties, and quarrelled among themselves, when we consider the
crafty and insidious measures employed by their adversaries to
disunite them--and when we can perceive them actuated by honesty
and principle, even in the greatest errors into which they were
betrayed? These, granting them to be all true, may form a proper
subject for sober statement, and for cool animadversion; but never
for turning the whole of their conduct into ridicule, or treating
them with scurrilous buffoonery. No enlightened friend to civil and
religious liberty--no person, whose moral and humane feelings have
not been warped by the most lamentable party prejudices, would ever
think of treating them in this manner. They were sufferers--they
were suffering unjustly--they were demanding only what they were
entitled to enjoy--they persevered in their demands until they were
successful--and to their disinterested struggles, and their
astonishing perseverance, we are indebted, under God, for the
blessings which we enjoy. And we can assure our author, that his
statements are not so correct, nor his ridicule so well directed
and powerful, as to deter us from their vindication. r running in
several streams all over the root, and that for several years
thereafter, until the said murderers, or their favourers,
perceiving that it was remarked by persons of all ranks, (resorting
there to see the miracle, ) they did cause houck out the root,
covering the whole with earth, which was full of the said matter
like blood." If this example does not suffice, we shall give
another, from a writer whose principles are akin to those of our
author. Mr. Scott, in a note to the Lady of the Lake, afte...
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