Discourses of Politics



DISCOURSES

OF

POLITICS

BY

THEODORE PARKER,

MINISTER OF THE TWENTY-EIGHTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN BOSTON.

LONDON:

TRÜBNER & CO., 60, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1863.



CONTENTS.




PAGE
I. A Sermon of War 1
II. Speech delivered at the Anti-War Meeting 32
III. A Sermon of the Mexican War 41
IV. The Political Destination of America, and the Signs of the Times 77
V. Some Thoughts on the Free-Soil Party and the Election of General Taylor 111
VI. A Discourse occasioned by the Death of John Quincy Adams 135
VII. A Discourse occasioned by the Death of the Late President Taylor 184
VIII. Speech at a Meeting of the Citizens of Boston, to Consider the Speech of Mr. Webster 212
IX. The State of the Nation, Considered in a Sermon for Thanksgiving Day 235
X. Aspect of Freedom in America. A Speech at the Mass. Anti Slavery Celebration of Independence 266
XI. A New Lesson for the Day 279


This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.