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g the prominent cloud and changing the background into the "pink and rosy" hues of an ocean shell. Before night came we galloped into the ruined port of entry — Dumfries. So much for the poetical part of the ride; but imagine two woe be-gone horsemen, with clothing covered with the dirtiest kind of mud; faces like that of a s guileless of food since early morning; two ragged and runaway chimney sweeps, and you have the other side of the picture. In times of peace the good people of Dumfries would have arrested us as fugitive lunatics; but, fortunately, an hundred thousand soldiers, more or less, have upset all the old rules of propriety. As our objt do you know anything about it?"--with a peculiar emphasis on the know. "Nary time," was the facetious reply. It was past growing dark as we rode into Dumfries; but, judging from a casual glance, I should say it is not as large nor as thriving as its namesake on the coast of Scotland. The hotel was full. Even a soft p