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ood deal from Bull Run. It is true it was coward-ice, but any kind in the dog days is better than none. Speaking of dogs.--It is said that "every dog has his day. This is no doubt true; but so is the converse. Every day to us up some dog in Washington, and washes him into a Major, Colonel, or General, in the grand army;" and proposition and converse are both thus established. General Banks, ever since the battle of Manassas, has been singing, "Ye banks and brays (braes)" Ely, now confined in Harwood's factory, has been trying to wriggle himself out of the difficulty he has placed himself in. He is a slippery fellow. The Boston Advertiser says "John Magruder is suffering at Bethel for hair dye and patent leathers" The "dyed in the wool" Yankees who ran from Bethel to Old Point on the day of the memorable battle, certainly used sole leather to advantage, as was patient to the most casual observer. Jeroboam set up calves in Bethel; Randolph's Howitzers Kno