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The part of wisdom. Gen. Duff Green has expressed the opinion to our Washington correspondent that every energy of the people and the leading men should now be devoted to averting civil war, and believes the best way to do this is to make the opposing forces as nearly equal as possible. Lincoln is inclined to peace, but cannot abandon the "no extension of slavery" platform of his party. "I have yet to learn," said Lincoln, "that it is the part of wisdom for a man to have his friends and go over to his enemies," We of the South, we hope, have yet to learn the same thing.
is coarse, insulting. Western way, answered that his party were determined to maintain the Union and enforce the laws, it all hazards. When driven to the wall by Green's questions about the Fugitive Slave law, his fellow Senators gathered about him, told him to answer no questions, and cheered him on. A Virginia minister who witnieved it was enough, of itself, to make every man, woman and child in the South disunionists, if they could have seen it. I had a short conversation with Gen. Duff Green yesterday. He thinks every energy of the people and the leading men should now be devoted to averting civil war, and believes the best way to do this is to msaid Lincoln, "that it is the part of wisdom for a man to leave his friends and go over to his enemies." If we manage to keep out of war until Lincoln comes in. Gen. Green thinks the future peace of the country will depend greatly on Lincoln's Cabinet — in which, as at present constituted, according to the papers, he has little co