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Among our passengers were some experienced American sea-captains, who had commanded vessels of their own round Cape Horn, and, being now for the first time in a steamer at sea, were watching with professional interest the Britannia's behaviour in the storm. They came to the conclusion, that one B 2 of these vessels, well appointed, with a full crew, skilled officers, and good engineers, w^s safer than any sailing packet; being light in their rigging, and having small sails, they run no danger of having their masts carried away in a stiff breeze, and the power of steam enables them always to make way, so as to steer and keep their head to the wind, on which safety depends.
Coalition of Northern Democrats, and Southern Slave-owners. Ostracism of Wealth. Legislators paid. Envy in a Democracy. Politics of the Country and the City. Pledges at Elections. Universal Sufirage. Adventure in a Stage Coach. Return from the White Mountains. Plymouth in New Hampshire. Congregational and Methodist Churches. Theological Discussions of Fellow Travellers. Temperance Movement. Post-Office Abuses. Lowell Factories - 93 CHAP. vn. Plymouth, Massachusetts. Plymouth Beach. Marine Shells.
Respect for Freedom of Conscience. Cemetery of Mount Auburn. Channing*s Cenotaph. Episcopal Churches. Unitarian Congregations. Eminent Preachers. Progress of Unitarians why slow. Their Works reprinted in England, l^othingarians. Episcopalian Asceticism. Separation of Religion and Politics - 168 CHAP. XL Boston. Whig Caucus. Speech of Mr. Webster. Politics in Massachusetts. Election of Governor and Representatives. Thanksgiving Day and Governor's Proclamation. Absence of Pauperism. Irish Repeal Meeting.