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Senatorial Character A Sermon in West Church, Boston, Sunday, 15th of March, After the Decease of Charles Sumner.   By: (1813-1900)

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In "Senatorial Character: A Sermon in West Church, Boston, Sunday, 15th of March, After the Decease of Charles Sumner" by C. A. Bartol, readers are presented with a thought-provoking piece that reflects on the life and legacy of Charles Sumner. As the title suggests, this work takes the format of a sermon, delivering a powerful and heartfelt eulogy for the late senator.

Author Cyrus Augustus Bartol approaches the subject matter with a deep sense of reverence and respect for Sumner. He does not hold back in his praise, describing Sumner as an exemplary statesman who possessed unwavering integrity, intelligence, and commitment to justice. Bartol's eloquent prose adds to the solemn atmosphere, creating a sense of reverence for Sumner's substantial contributions to American politics.

Moreover, Bartol goes beyond simply praising Sumner's political achievements. He delves into Sumner's character, discussing his values, principles, and the moral compass that guided him throughout his career. Bartol presents Sumner as a virtuous figure, highlighting his passion for social reform, his staunch opposition to slavery, and his unwavering dedication to the betterment of society.

The author's sermon is not only a tribute to Charles Sumner but also serves as a call to action for others to emulate his exceptional character. Bartol challenges readers to reflect on their own lives and to ponder how they can incorporate Sumner's virtues and ideals into their own actions and beliefs. This serves as a poignant reminder that the legacy of great individuals such as Sumner can continue to inspire and guide future generations.

While "Senatorial Character" provides a captivating portrayal of Charles Sumner and his impact on American politics, it should be noted that this work is primarily intended for those interested in historical events and figures. It may not appeal to readers looking for more casual or light-hearted reading material. However, for those interested in political history or individuals who value moral integrity and civic duty, Bartol's sermon offers valuable insights and reflections.

In conclusion, "Senatorial Character: A Sermon in West Church, Boston, Sunday, 15th of March, After the Decease of Charles Sumner" by C. A. Bartol is a poignant tribute to the life and character of Charles Sumner. Bartol masterfully captures the essence of Sumner's legacy, emphasizing his moral righteousness and unwavering commitment to justice. Through his thought-provoking sermon, Bartol inspires readers to reflect on their own values and strives to motivate them to embody Sumner's virtuous character in their own lives. Overall, this book serves as a fitting homage to an outstanding statesman and an inspirational call to action.

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Transcriber's Note: The last sentence of the first paragraph on page 9 is likely missing text. A consultation of another source has the same content. On page 15, the word cotemporary, meaning "One who lives at the same time with another; a contemporary", is correct.











" He made him to teach his senators wisdom. " Psalms cv, 21, 22.

The common theory of the pulpit is of a place devoted to expound some old situation, abstract scheme of salvation, or article in a creed. It has a higher end, to give the meaning of the scenes of real life, in which we observe the actors and play ourselves a part... Continue reading book >>

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