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The Daily Dispatch: August 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], P-r-e-d-i-g-f-o-u-s !!! (search)
P-r-e-d-i-g-f-o-u-s !!! Old Bennety says: "We do not believe the Emperor of the French will take any step hostile or injurious to us, unless the English Government leads the way. Should England enter into any such dangerous career, she will rue the day that her rulers have committed her to a deadly struggle with this young giant Republic." The Lord have mercy upon us! England rue the day when she enters into a struggle with the "Bull Runners!" Possibly she might, if the question were of a quarter race or a race against time, for the English are a plethoric generation. But they have innumerable packs of greyhounds, and though they may not get near enough to shoot a Yankee, they can catch any number of prisoners with these animals. Let not Bennett trust too much to Yankee fleetness. Let him not be led astray by the pedestrian feats of Ball Run.
The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1864., [Electronic resource], The unanimous election of
The unanimous election of General Grant. Under the above caption the New York Heralds of the 31st December, has an editorial of a column and a half in length, in which Sawney Bennett, spreads himself for Unconditional Surrender' Grant, having forgotten in the brief space of one or two months that such a man as Gen. McClellan ever existed. We make room for the following extracts: Northern men have made many sacrifices for the Union during this war. They have devoted themselves, their lives, their sons, and their money, to the cause of their country. Now we ask them to make one sacrifice more. It will be the last, and the most effectual, and the most successful. We ask them to sacrifice their political ambition. We desire them to unite upon a single Presidential candidate. We appeal to them to secure the unanimous election of Major Gen. Grant. We make this appeal not so much to the people as to the professional politicians. We know that the majority of the people a