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A Humiliated nation. --In the surrender of Mason and Slidell, the British Government will ascertain the exact capacity of the Yankee guns. In succumbing to the English demand the Yankees demonstrate that they have no sense of national honor, and that dollars and cents are their supreme law of action in matters public as well as personal. They boarded the Trent with every circumstance of bravado and indignity; the Government made the act its own by receiving the Commissioners into its possession, and confining them as prisoners; the Secretary of State and of the Navy, and the House of Representatives applauded the outrage to the echo; the whole press of the United States seemed with the most uproarious and defiant exultation over the act of Wilkes, and hectored, bullied and humbled the British Lion in every conceivable shape and form. After all this, to back down instantaneously, and, at the first menace of England, to surrender the Commissioners, is to exhibit not only a lack
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The Trent Affair. The position of the Lincoln Government in regard to the seizure of Messrs. Mason and Blidell has at length assumed definite shape, and the world is no longer held in suspense. Lord Lyons, on the 26th ult., sent to the State Department the demand of the British Government for their surrender; and a day or two afterward Secretary Seward replied in a lengthy communication, signifying the assent of the abolition Administration to the demand. Messrs. Mason and Slidell will therefore be restored, and the long agony is over.