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and begged to take that Fort, that now is filled with the scurf of hell from Boston and N. York in human form, to subdue whom the best blood of our native South may have to flow as freely as water. But, in the language of our Governor's patriotic lady: "Every man in Virginia must perish, and then the women will fight them, and if we fall, we will leave our children as thorns in their sides." And she is not alone in patriotic sentiments. Last Sunday week, Mrs. F., the daughter of Benj. Watkins Leigh, now in N. Y., when the minister prayed for the "President of the United States," rose in her pew, and in a distinct and audible voice, said the " President of the Confederate States." With such noble spirits to animate our men, there is no such word as fail. Well, "luck is all, after all." So, by the extra exertions of our Captain, we are released, and on our way again. The Belvidere is also released, and the Adelaide likewise, but compelled to return to Baltimore, and not perm