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ures, and, if not beside still waters, by rivers of whiskey, up to his muzzle in clover, like an ex-preparing for the slaughter. The only apparent affliction which visits his household is that which he himself brings upon his own family. Col. Blanton Duncan, who lately wrote a scathing letter to the wretch, which no doubt glanced off from his hide like the balls from the sheathing of the Merrimac, describes him as a reptile, who is not only malignant to his enemies, but false to his friends, is not alone that the man has wallowed so long in intemperance, that his features have become swollen and disfigured, and his whole appearance that of one who never permits water to approach his person; but intemperance, if we may judge from Colonel Duncan's portraiture, is one of the most inconsiderable of his vices, an insignificant stream, compared with some others which flow out of a corrupt and debased heart. His political conduct is just what might be expected from his personal character