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preaching it and leaving a John Brown pike as a memento of
the affection of �our Northern brethren.�  On seeing �the ar-
tist of the Ill-London News� he took off his hat and allowed his
long white hair to fall over his shoulders.

hearty Jerseyman were endeavoring to run
by steam on a new principle, in which they
ultimately succeeded.    Another, Carlyle, who
seldom stayed long, his �will you walk?�
amounting to a proverb among his acquaintances,
who reported that only his dog could out-walk
him.        I learned to like him extremely in
time.     He had been a schoolmaster, was born
in Columbia, had never travelled further than
into North Carolina, where he said they were
behind the age and still voted for Jackson,
after the popular Northern joke about Pennsyl-
vania Dutchmen.          He knew everybody, rank-
ed as a good fellow, not much more, was un-
affectedly honest in his convictions, believed Cal-
houn to be the greatest of statesmen, had never
owned a slave in his life, yet was prepared
to die for the perpetuation of the institution
and had not a grain of doubt as to its intrin-
sic beneficence.     He had been fast when young-
er, but marrying a clergyman�s sister, had join-
ed the episcopal church and went to church
on Sunday mornings with great regularity,
which did not prevent him from drinking
a great deal, though he was so well seasoned
that one could not easily discover it.  He had
an especial love for company, would keep you               
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