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ire his respect, and that of other foreigners, we can get it by beating the enemy. That is the price of admission into the good graces of the European shop. The absent are said to be always wrong, and it is certain that the vanquished are always despised. It does not signify a rap how valiantly men fall, they are doomed to be trampled upon because they are fallen. Said Napoleon the First, "apres tout, qu'est queles Spartidles?--Des vaincus!" Yet the Spartans fought well at Lenotra and Mantineia, and in what may be called the last battle of their rase they stood manfully up against the soldiers of Alexander, and inflicted upon them a greater loss than their brethren had experienced at issue and Arbela when fighting against the whole power of Persia. After Leipzig, Napoleon probably thought that des vaincus were about as good as victors; and after Waterloo he must have assigned them superiority. But his change of opinion did not change that of the world, which given against the