It is alleged that in many communities negro citizens are practically denied the freedom of the ballot. We should be wary therefore what persecution we raise against the living labours of public men, how we spill that seasoned life of man, preserved and stored up in books; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus committed, sometimes a martyrdom, and if it extend to the whole impression, a kind of massacre; whereof the execution ends not in the slaying of an elemental life, but strikes at that ethereal and fifth essence, the breath of reason itself, slays an immortality rather than a life. But the themes of this day he would know: our nation#146;s grand story of courage and its simple dream of dignity. "Yes, miss?" "I would leave, on the spot, both him and you.