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k for the first time for two months. The 'Stars and Stripes' have surely divided us, for our sympathies are in opposite directions. I am not afraid to say that mine is for the South decide fly. I haven't a doubt but that the North will get one tremendous whipping. It is true the North boasts of its strength, but 'the race is not always to the swiftness the battle to the strong.' "I read a most beautiful letter written by Mrs. Andrew J. Donelson, daughter-in-law of Andrew Jackson, to Gen. Scott, beseeching of him to avert the civil war already begun. It was one of the most touching letters I ever read. How could he withstand such an appeal? I can't feel at all reconciled to the war; it is so unnatural. Those who have the largest contracts to fill are the ones that cry loudest for the war, and swing the largest banners to the breeze; such things are wrong, and the right must and will triumph. "If you should happen to fall into the hands of a Secessionist my letter might s
n and patriots.-- where is a greater coward than old Scott, (according to his own confession,) a greater traitoVirginia has ever made was in the production of Winfield Scott. Carlile is a complete specimen of his kind.--ny emotions towards him but unmingled loathing. But Scott, as a great tragic villain, is a failure. We do notory requires the Eu├Žiliating admission. Arnold like Scott, was a traitor for pay, and, like Scott, invaded hiScott, invaded his native State out be was as brave as he was perfidious, he enjoyed the confidence and respect of the enemy as es, in all which particulars he has the advantage of Scott. In the long train of Arnolds, Burrs, and Blue-Light traitors, which New England has produced, Scott will be entitled to a place as a Southern men with Northern fearch before the scornful eyes of coming generations, Scott will bring up "the rear" --that position of all othestulende and fat, that the world will not know whether to swear or laugh, "Poor old Scott, let him die."