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The Daily Dispatch: March 26, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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ate triumphant and glorious success of our efforts. There are those among us, "living and having their existence in our midst," whose timid, despondent and irresolutenesses have led them to believe our cause a hopeless one; who can already paint in vivid and striking colors the mode of our complete subjugation, the deprivation of our freedom, the plunder of our property, and our doom to unconditional servitude and bondage.--They read already with fear and trembling the unsparing mandate of Lincoln, in his imperial authority measuring out death to the leaders of this "untimely rebellion," and riveting the chains of vassalage upon the followers. With however much contempt we may regard all such respondents, and treat with derision their "infantile" philosophy, yet every atom has its weight.--The constant drop of water will wear away the stone. We often, of late, hear the harrowing and unfounded expression fall from the lips of those of whom we have reason to expect better things, "I
Generalissimos Lincoln. We had never supposed that Abraham Lincoln was such an immeasurable and as to aspire to be actually the Commander-in-Chief of the U. S. army. By the letter of the Constitution, it is true, the President is entitled to that appellation; but no President, who was not a soldier from his youth, could ever have been tempted to assume the post in reality, except the present ridiculous. If there is one thing that Lincoln known less of than even statesmanship, it is the science of war and the profession of arms, and it there is one quality in him which is more despicable than his ignorance, it is a degree of cowardice which is without parallel among the modern rulers of nations. Courage is a natural gift, we know, like beauty, strength, and genius, and therefore a man is more to be pitied than hated who is born without it. But the pretender to a virtue which he does not possess, no matter what that virtue may be, is a contemptible hypocrite, deserving the unive