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made, and he said unto the people, that lo! it was a feast of peace offering, and that thereby they should do honour Lo all their rulers, and even to William the just, whom they loved.

17. So the people of Charleston listened to the words of Henry, and many of them gathered together to the feast; and Robert the Nullifier, and James, the son of James, who is also called "the deluded," were in the midst of them.

18. Now it came to pass that William the just had returned to his people, and Robert and James entreated of him to come unto the great feast, for they knew the favour which William had found in tho sight of the men of Charleston, and they desired under the shadow of his wing to profit thereby.

19. And they concealed from William the secret purpose which they had in their hearts, to make the feast in honour of the graven image Nullification; and they vowed that it was a meat offering of respect from all the people to William, and to the elders, and to the rulers of the land.

20. So William did even as he was intreated, and went up to the feast; and many of his kinsmen and friends also gathered together, for they verily believed that where William was, there might they be also.

21. And Henry the high priest also called unto the feast Langdon.

22. Now Langdon was a man of humble condition, whose lot had been cast among the lowly, and he could not like Henry the high priest, point up to a grandfather, and claim his station as an inheritance.

23. But Langdon eschewed evil, and was earnest in well doing, and he made himself a name throughout the land, and the people honoured him for his virtues, and gave unto him riches, and distinction, and power.

24. And they made him a ruler over the land, and sent him up as a counsellor before the King, at the great city; and the King had respect unto him, and set him in high places.

25. Then Langdon became puffed up, and his heart was filled with pride, and he forgot his former condition of humility; and he forsook the people who had elevated him, and departed from amongst them.

26. And he put his trust in the fame which had gone before him from the provinces of the South, and from the great city, and he sought a larger kingdom, wherein he might obtain greater riches and power, than could be had in the land whence he had departed.

27. And he pitched his tent in the land of Pennsylvania, and he made to himself a great tabernacle in the city called Philadelphia, and he spake kindly to the people, that they should hold him as a brother, even as he had been held among the men of the South.

28. But the men of Pennsylvania hearkened not to the words of Langdon, and they put no faith in him, for they saw that his heart was set upon the high places of the land; and they yielded unto him neither favour nor distinction, but looked upon him as a stranger and sojourner among them.