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The British press on the battle of Manassas.Lord Palmerstons Views on the blockade. [From the London Times August 7th] "The dissensions which arose some months ago in the United States of North America have unfortunately assumed the character of open war" Such is the tranquil comment of the royal speech upon the events in the New World which have fallen so unexpectedly upon the ear of Europe. Our Queen has reflected with an excellent fidelity the feelings of her people. After the first surprise was over, and when the "God bless me! you don't say so?" had been said, we think we never heard of a battle in which 75,000 men seem to have been engaged on each side, and which fell so blank upon the public ear, and engaged so little European interest. The fact is, that we do not like to laugh, and the sense of the ridiculous comes too strong over us when we would be serious. It is a great battle without the dignity of danger or the painful interest of great carnage. There are