“How are the Mighty Fallen!,” Chicago (IL) Tribune, February 4, 1861, p. 1: 1.
How are the Mighty Fallen!
Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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HOW ARE THE MIGHTY FALLEN!
If any one had intimated to Mr. Seward, three months ago, that his course in the United States Senate would be such as to seal the mouths of his best friends, and to elicit the labored eulogies of so ultra a pro-slavery and disunion sympathising organ as the Chicago Times, he would doubtless have answered, “Is thy servant a dog that he should do this thing?” Yet that is precisely what has happened within three months after the great Republican victory.