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ries over a determined and gallant for, is of course more honorable than to vanquish an irresolute and cowardly enemy. What glory is there in putting Chinese to rout? We never hear much English laudation of the conduct of their troops in China. If one English regiment pate to frighten thousand Chinamen, it is taken as a matter of course, and the soldiers themselves would blush if they were complimented for their services. When we praise our Southern soldiers for the victories at Bethel, Ball Run, Manaces, Springfield, Lexington. Ganley, Cheat Mountain our praise is only insult if we assert that it was only a three of cowards whom they defeated. Whilst it is obvious to every one that the Yankees are not as military a people as the people of the South--and we do not believe, with the exception of the French, there is each a nation of soldiers anywhere on the face of the earth as the Southern people — whilst their conduct at every other particular of this war has been a as rasca
resident in such language as this: "Why should we not strike the enemy in that point in which he was weakest, and do a signal act of justice while we loved the country? Politicians were afraid that by such a course they would lose in the border States, and, influenced by this consideration, the President had committed the sad and grave mistake of modifying the proclamation of Gen. Fremont--an act which had filled local hearts with a grief scarcely second to that which the disaster at Ball Run had occasioned." This same meek gentleman advises "not only the crushing of rebellion, but the crushing of the cockatrice from whose eggs the serpent of rebellion had been hatched:" in other words, he advises the utter destruction of slavery by the armies of the North. He denounces "the mean business of returning fugitive slaves," and boasts that he had never glorified the Union and the Constitution — believing to mean Union with slavery, and the other to be full of defects." He the