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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 52

14. Wendell Phillips, The Lesson of the Hour. Lecture of Wendell Phillips Delivered at Brooklyn, N. Y., Tuesday Evening, November 1, 1859 (N.p., [1859?]). (24 p.)

Lecture in which the speaker use a metaphor to compare slavery in the Commonwealth of Virginia (a pirate ship) with the attempted insurrection at Harper’s Ferry led by John Brown (the Lord High Admiral of the Almighty who has attacked the pirate ship).