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y more. I heard on the street this morning a sage piece of advice given by an old African to his brother draymen, as they all sat lazily on their drays. It was this: ">Be not deceived." I, of course, knew not why the sable speaker uttered these words with such emphasis, but it occurred to me that I might, with equal propriety and earnestness, urge the same scriptural quotation upon Virginia. When the old "fossils" of the Whig and Democratic parties propose to hang on to abolition North America, and profess so much attachment to the Union, I would say to them, "be not deceived," for there can never be any real Union between them and the North. When the people are told that the seceded States will ultimately return to the embrace of our loving abolition brethren, "be not deceived"--they will never do it. When the Black Republicans cajole you, and flatter you, and use honeyed phrases, and stuff you with sugar plum arguments, and show a willingness to kiss your big toe, "be n