Four years ago, I spoke to you of a new beginning and we have accomplished that. Man, in this earthly life, though he be capable of many evils, is not capable of them all at once, inasmuch as one evil corrects and counteracts another just as one poison frequently corrects another. May Congress prohibit slavery in the Territories? The Constitution does not expressly say. Perhaps even it would be nearer the truth to say that--without a word--he himself had cleared it up.