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parading it in words. In England we rarely see the language of exaggeration either in the press, the pulpit, or Parliaments. The grandest events threw no one into hysterics, and statesmen, debaters, writers, and soldiers, each of whom, if a Yankee Doodle, would be describe in the United States as the most unrivalled of his class that ever lived, are noticed there in terms of discriminating criticism, and with a moderation of eulogy, which prove that the object of their commendation has not exhausted all the brains in the kingdom. The present war has developed Yankee Doodle's habit of exaggeration to the most enormous dimensions. The world has never seen anything like the incomparable braggadocio of the New York newspapers, and the New York Herald surpasses them all. To see the New York Herald and its minor contemporaries, two weeks ago, " humble the British Leon," on paper, was a beautiful special. To see the flagellated Bennett, who at every street corner has had his shirt