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gain the preponderance. Just then it became the dignity and supernal power of the god to enter the arena and decide the fate of the day. And so comes in the great Bramlette. The god of Kentucky! The world pauses to take a long breath! Grant's glory is fled. Lee will find it useless to fight against the power that descends from high Olympus; and that great and bloody drama which the world has watched with such deep interest is suddenly to be concluded. When the final blow will fall-- the exact day thereof — is known only to the Kentucky divinity. His advent cannot be far off. Let us, in the meantime, like the old Romans, prepare ourselves to die as decently as possible! We think it was of Charles Mathews that the following story is told: Mrs. M. looked out of doors one dark, stormy night, and was asked by her husband "what sort of weather is it? " She replied that it was "quite windy." Then," said he, "throw out a peppermint lozenge, my dear, the weather has the choice!".