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telegraphic line by Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Isles, &c., to which, after exertions that appear almost superhuman, he has succeeded in calling the attention of the British, Danish, French, and Russian Governments.--In the February number of Blackwood, we find a brief narrative of this man's struggles to obtain attention to his peculiar views.--They rival those of Columbus, when he endeavored to convince the world that there was land beyond the Canary islands. Reason he certainly has on hisn, which caused the India rubber to give way, in small fissures. The current of electricity escaping by these fissures, not only enlarged them, but left not enough behind to answer the purpose of telegraphing. The writer of the article in Blackwood illustrates the character of the Trans-Atlantic cable experiment, somewhat as follows: Suppose a set of beings to be living at he top of that vast aerial ocean which we call the atmosphere. Suppose they have no more knowledge of the surface of