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bsided, or have gone on to Port Royal and Savannah. The prevailing opinion is, that they have gone farther south, and that their appearance here was only a feint to distract attention. It would be more agreeable to know they had shared the fate of the Spanish armada, and that in distributing a medal commemorative of the event, we might adapt the language employed by Queen Elizabeth on that occasion: Afflavit Deus et hostes dissipantur. We hear of no movement yet from Newbern against Goldsboro'. On the Roanoke, however, the enemy is quite active. A number of barges, filled with troops and convoyed by gunboats, have ascended the river to a point six miles by water below Poplar Point, and an attempt was made to land on the evening of the 20th, which was happily defeated by Brigadier-General Leventhorpe, of the North Carolina State troops. The battle lasted until night, three hours, and "the loss of the enemy was severs."--Yesterday morning, the 21st, the Federals renewed the fig