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It is said that, on one occasion some idle students on the University lawn, were discoursing magniloquently as to their birth-places, when one turned suddenly to him and said: "And where were you born?" "I? At the poor house," was his quick reply, scarcely looking up from the volume over which he was posing; and his auditors rebuked felt that it was better to ennoble a place, than to have a place one's chief honor. And now, resuming our journey, we turned from our projected route via Warrenton and Leesburg, being directed to proceed to Winchester. On we go through Culpeper, then through Rappahannock-- This latter county has the rather unenviable reputation of having furnished an unusually large number of wealthy, prominent citizens to take the Yankee oath. I see that a writer in Tuesday's Whig apologized for them. They certainly gave aid and comfort to the enemy. They were perfectly loyal to the South, were they? Ah! had we many such loyal citizens, our enemy would be well
The Maryland press. We have received, through the politeness of Dr. King, who has just gotten through from Washington, a copy of the St. Mary's Beacon, published at Leonardtown, Md. This paper, which has always been very bold in its utterances against the Lincoln despotism, in concluding a sarcastic article on the "victories" of the Federal army, says: "Notwithstanding all these splendid victories and this unheard-of gallantry, the invincible Federal forces who were once at Warrenton are now behind the fortifications upon Arlington Heights." In noticing the entrance of our troops into Maryland, it says that many strong Unionists showed them every attention, selling them food, clothing, and articles of luxury, for United States or Confederate money. Dr. King says that in Washington the Secessionists were delighted at the disasters to the Federal army, but the Unionists were consoling themselves that the Confederate army was now in a position where the "back- bone of the rebellio