The Pilgrims sat down to luncheon. The Pilgrims—the modern Pilgrims, not the Fathers, of course-are fond of such an amiable proceeding. By such means they seek to strengthen the bond of mind and tongue and blood (in part) of old England and new United States. So several times a year they surround a common board, listen to the lighter observations of ambassadors and dignitaries, rejoicing in the amenities and urbanities of Anglo-American relations.

Last week, the Pilgrims assembled in Manhattan for such an occasion. It was noteworthy in...

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