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dict Arnolds in the State, but never did a political traitor merit so black a doom as that of the reprobate who will dare to whisper in his dreams of reconstructing the old Union. The solemn earnestness, the clear and irrevocable purpose of the South must be thoroughly understood abroad before we can expect recognition by European powers. Every tie with the North must be broken; industrial, social and commercial bonds between the two sections must be snapped like the withes which bound Samson; not a pile of the bridge which we have crossed should be left standing. The policy and purpose of the Southern Government and people must be made clear to all mankind as the noonday sun. Then, and not till then, will European nations deem it safe to recognize our independence. If one Manassas has not convinced them of the fact, we must multiply Manassas; we must answer the insidious arguments of Northern reconstructionists with sword, bayonet and artillery. Those are the only language of