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ibly cajole, cheat and plunder any more. Could they triumph, as they propose; could they exterminate us, as they threaten; could they abolish our domestic institutions, as they desire, what would Yankee Doodle do for customers and cotton, for commissions, brokerages, insurances, freights, and the interminable list of its levies upon the Southern pocket? And the people who have made this grand mistake, who have placed their all upon the hazard of this die, who have thrown themselves between Scylla and Charybdis, are the cool, calculating, money making Yankee nation! What a strange compound of the practical and the fanatical, of shrewdness and sentimentalism, of a cold heart and a hot head, of common sense and uncommon folly, Is that greatest curiosity of the human family, the New England Puritan! Oh, Jonathan! Jonathan! At some future period, when your passions have cooled and reason has resumed its sway, you will clothe yourself with sack-cloth and ashes; you will go up and down,