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"abolitionizing" of Kansas was the prelude to a warfare upon slavery in Missouri.
Douglas makes, when he says that I was engaged at that time in selling out and abolitionizing the old Whig party -- I hope you will permit me to read a part of a printed speech that I made then at Peoria, which will show altogether a different view of the position I took in that contest of 1854.
We see in it the easy and infallible means of abolitionizing the free states.
Much of its knowledge never can be revealed, but enough will come to-night to show that in our darkest hour we had an enormous mass of aid, little suspected by those weaker brethren who stood aghast at the Southern bugbear, and who, falling prostrate in nerveless terror at the windy spectre, quaked out repeated assurances that _they_ had no intention of 'abolitionizing the war,' and even earnestly begged and prayed that the emancipationists might all be sent to Fort Warren, -- so fearful were the poor cowards lest the united