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ate.--The Yankees, we cannot believe, have any serious hope of conquering the South. But they do hope to hold their present line — to make Maryland a Yankee State--to keep a firm grasp upon Alexandria — to run the kingdom of abolition deep into the heart of Virginia — to make Virginia the border State, in any negotiation for peace which they may hereafter present — to render negro property valueless in that portion of the State--to drive slavery gradually back, according to the plan of Col. Hugh Forees, as developed after John Brown's unsuccessful attempt to produce an insurrection — to render Virginia a Yankee State, and to clear it entirely of negroes, as they will do in less than thirty years, if they be allowed to make it a frontier State There lies our great danger, and we deem it highly proper to point it out. It is the fear of this consummation that renders the whole population of Virginia so uneasy. It is this which induced them to hope — while there was yet room for hop