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We'll search the earth, the air, the sea, To cull a gallant WREATH for THEE!

And every field for freedom fought,

And vale, and shore, and mount, where aught,

Of Liberty could ere be found,

Shall be our blooming harvest ground

From victor's arch, from martyr's pall,

Triumphal or funereal,

For law, and equal rights, and life Who won or fell in holy strife.

In garlands, Laurels hang upon
Thermopyla and Marathon;
And on Philippi's fatal field,

The Cypress mourns thy broken shield;
On Runimede the fragrant Rose,
On Bannockburn the Thistle grows;
And on the banks of Boyne, its leaves
Green Erin's Shamrock wildly weaves;
Though prostrate now, brave Poland's Oak,
To tyrants bent not till it broke ;

In France, in sunny France, we'll get
The Fleur-de-lis and Violet,

From consecrated mound and vale

Of Huguenot and Liberal.

Old Bunker-Hill and Yorktown's shore
Will yield green Bays till time's no more;
And Sea-Grass and the Corals grow
Below Atlantic Seas, below
The waves of Erie and Champlain,
In rostral trophies round the slain.
Tobacco's pungent leaves proclaim
Of martyred men a continent,

That Indians nought but death could tame,
Stern Freedom's mighty monument.
The Cactus thrives in Mexico;
Colombia bears the Cacao;

Swarth Hayti's stubborn jsle supplies
Its Palm-tree towering tow'rd the skies,
From which to pluck to fill thy crown,
Some branches worthy thy renown;
On sad Bengal's ensanguined plains
The ancient Banyan yet remain ;
In Italy and Hungary,

The Vine in air spread clusters free;
O'er all uprears the 'ncrested Dove,
Her Olive, pledge of Peace and Love.
The Level, Shield and Jewel fair,
Badge of Equality you wear;

The tri-colored band, red, white, and blua
Combines the fervent, pure, and true.

Aye may the CHAPLET flourish bright,
Reflecting like the heavens thy light;
With glory, aye thy brow be bound,
With glory, aye thy head be crown'd,
While Earth, and Air, and Sky, and Sea,
Yield up their glorious WREATH to THEE.

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THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. A PART OF THE ORIGINAL AS DRAFTED BY JEFFERSON, AND SUPPRES SED BY SOUTHERN INFLUENCE.

He has waged cruel war against human nature itself, violating its most sacred rights of life and liberty, in the persons of a distant people who never offended him; capturing and carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere, or to incur miserable death in their transportation thither. This piratical warfare-the opprobrium of infidel powers is the warfare of the Christian King of Great Britain. Determined to keep open a market where MEN should be bought and sold, he has prostituted his negative for suppressing every legislative attempt to prohibit or to restrain this execrable commerce. And that this assemblage of horrors might want no fact of distinguished die, he is now exciting those very people to rise in arms among us, and to purchase that liberty of which he has deprived them; thus paying off former crimes committed against the liberties of one people, with crimes which he urges them to commit against the lives of another.

[This society will never, in any way, countenance the oppressed, in vindicating their rights by resorting to physical force.-Constitu tion of the American Anti-Slavery Society, Art. III.]

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Philanthrophy imploring America to release the Slave and revive Liberty LUTHER MARTIN.

biche of oil The Genuine Information delivered to the Legislature of Maryland. The report was adopted by a majority of the convention, but not without considerable opposition. It was said, that we had just assumed a place among independent nations, in consequence of our opposition to the attempts of Great Britain to enslave us; that this opposition was grounded upon the preservation of those rights, to which God and Nature entitled us, not in particular, but in common with all the rest of mankind. That we had appealed to the Supreme Being for his assistance, as the God of Freedom, who could not but approve our efforts to preserve the rights which he had thus imparted to his creatures; that now, when we scarcely had risen from our knees, from supplicating his aid and protection-in form. ing our government over a free people, a government formed pretendedly on the principles of liberty and for its preservation-in that government to have a provision not only putting it out of its power to restrain and prevent the slave-trade, even encouraging that most infamous traffic, by giving the states power and influence in the Union in proportion as they cruelly and wantonly sport with the rights of their fellow-creatures, ought to be considered as a solemn mockery of, and insult to, that God whose protection we had then implored, and could not fail to hold us up in detestation, and render us contemptible to every true friend of liberty in the world. It was said, it ought to be considered that national crimes can only be, and frequently are, punished in this world by national punishments; and that the continuance of the slave-trade, and thus giving it a nationai sanction and encouragement, ought to be considered as justly exposing us to the displeasure and vengeance of him, who is equally Lord of all, and who views with equal eye, the poor African slave and his American master!

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