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e voice of Jenny Lind.--It is not requisite that a man should be capable of commanding an army in order that he should form a just ception of military movements. Soult was certainly a greater General than Thiers, and yet there are few military men who will deny that the structures of Thiers upon the actions of Soult are just and Soult are just and discriminating. Hannibal, the greatest of ancient, and Napoleon, the greatest of modern Generals, have been severely criticised by men who certainly could never have rivaled their achievements, and the military world are agreed that many of these criticisms are proper. No profession is of a mature so recon e that none but the inict of leaders. The Duke of Wellington's Spanish campaigns were anything else than Fabian, as they have sometimes been called. He commenced them by dislodging Soult from Oporto--one of the most daring offensive operations recorded in military history. He followed it up by marching two hundred miles up the valley of the Tagus,