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Wendell Phillips, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2

THE RIGHT OF PETITION.

At the Quarterly Meeting of the Massachusetts Antislavery Society, held in Lynn, March 28, 1837, the following resolution was offered by Wendell Phillips, Esq., of Boston:--

Resolved, That the exertions of the Hon. John Quincy Adams, and the rest of the Massachusetts Delegation who sustained him, in his defence of the right of petition, deserve the cordial approbation and the gratitude of every American citizen.

This was the first speech of Mr. Phillips, and marked his entrance upon the Antislavery movement. Another speech delivered by him on the same day and occasion will be found in a later volume.

Mr. President: One of the previous resolutions of this meeting refers to the success of the cause of abolition within the last few months, and the bright hopes with which we may enter on another year of labor. The petitions which have loaded the tables of our State and National Legislatures may certainly be considered as one great cause of that success, and the pu…

The Episcopal Church, Book of Common Prayer Lectionary

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2011 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 23, THURSDAY
YEAR 1

Psalms (Morning) Psalm 18:1–19
Psalms (Evening) Psalm 18:20–50
Old Testament Jeremiah 38:1–13
New Testament 1 Corinthians 14:26–33a, 37–40
Gospel Matthew 10:34–42


The Episcopal Church, Book of Common Prayer Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2010).

Catholic Lectionary

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2011 | ORDINARY TIME
THURSDAY OF THE TWENTY-EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR 1

First Reading Romans 3:21–30
Response Psalm 130:7bc
Psalm Psalm 130:1b–6b
Gospel Acclamation John 14:6
Gospel Luke 11:47–54



Catholic Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2009).