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they had received, they shed tears of bitterness, and they rent their garments.

3. And they swore vengeance against James the courteous, and against all who had followed his banner, and they refused to overturn their own banner, or to fulfil the treaty which had been made between the hosts of "Union," and of "Disunion."

4. Then they took secret counsel together, how they should overcome the followers of "Slate Rights and the Union;" and they remembered the words of John the conjurer, wherein he besought them to sound praises to the name of Convention.

5. So they strove, with one accord, to beguile the people to put their trust in Convention; so that they might be enabled to bring forth Nullification again, to slay, utterly, all those who had set their faces against them.

6. And they wrestled, earnestly to enkindle the hearts of all their followers against the men of "the Union;" add they sent forth multitudes into the streets of the City in the night time, to strike terror into the breasts of the peaceful.

7. And they went forth into the highways, uttering threats and revilings against all their adversaries; but the men of "the Union" pitied them and held their peace.

8. Then the heart of James sunk within him, and he feared lest the people should refuse to make him Chief Governor over the Province, and he began to see the error of his ways, but he repented not.

9. For he was filled with pride, and when he looked upon his followers, and saw they were yet many, he hardened his heart, and resolved again to lift up the banner on which is written the inscription, "Disunion and Civil War."

10. And he commanded to be made ready a great supper, and he sent forth messengers to call thereunto Henry the high priest, and Robert the Nullifier, and to "Rally" all the multitude which had gathere beneath the banner of Disunion.

11. And there was a certain man named Keating, who dwelt in the city, and he was a just man and walked uprightly.

12. And Keating was old, and sticken in years, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see with clearness, and he mistook his path, and went with the followers of James the deluded to the great supper.

13. And when James the deluded, and Robert the Nullifier, and Henry the high priest, and Keating, and all the multitude were gathered together, they set themselves down, and as many as could find meat, did eat thereof.

14. Then James, who is called the deluded, arose and said: "Verily, O friends, 'we will yield to no party whatsoever,' in the love which we bear towards the ordinances and the Union of the realm.

15. "And 'we pity the delusion' which hath blinded the eyes of our enemies, to call Robert the Nullifier, and Robert the Disunionist, and ourselves, other than true disciples of Thomas, surnamed Jefferson.

16. "And, verily, we mourn that 'the efforts' of our adversaries have opened the eyes of men, and have brought down upon us an awful discomfiture at the hands of miraculous converts.'

17. "Moreover, we mourn that it hath been discovered that we cannot well be called the friends of Andrew the King, since we oppose the