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• * - and as having deservedly forfeited their good opinion.
Again. Is it not peculiarly incumbent on the “ little band” and their primum mobile, the Vice-President, to evince to the public that the serious charges exhibited against him arc devoid of foundation ? Upon this hang the popularity and the W.ice-Presidency of Mr. BURR 1 Will they remain mute when so much is at stake Are they not concerned for the honour of their Chieftain and of themselves Do they not know that the Marshals, the Bank Solicitors, and the Mercurier, will be whelmed in his fall 2 And at this thought, do not their “ souls shrink back, and startle at destrućtion * All these confiderations are surely enough to make them arouse themselves “and fhake the enemy from them.” Catiline treated with dis. dain the denunciations of Cicero, until every avenue of retreat was cut off. I hope America is not destined to furnish an example of this tre+sonable pettinacity