s gone so far for a fight, and jumped so ferociously upon his antagonist, is sprawled in the end by a few cool shoulder hitters, such as King administered to the late Heenan —— in what corner of the earth will discomfited Yankee vanity hide its diminished head?
If we were a citizen of the United States we should be thoroughly ashamed of such a ridiculous country.
Not that we should national crimes and follies, but the idea of being found out must fill the whole nation with remorse.
We trust that, after this war is over, it will place a moderate estimate upon its own capacity and reputation among the nations.
It is still young, very young, and the black eye and broken ribs it is getting in this contest are not too late to improve its manners.
By the time Mr. John Bull Lattimer has given it a few more lessons a diplomacy, and Lee, Johnston, and Beauregard have punched its head a few more times, it will be ready to begin the world again, and be a wiser, thought a sadder yout