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, after he had twitched our nose, or spit in our face, it would be an unheard of enormity, if we should let fly at him with the left, a la Heenan, and floor him. England, thus has subjugated for mere empire a hundred millions of people; Russia, Austria, and Prussia, who conquered and partitioned Poland; Spain, who utterly destroyed two civilized nations; and France, who made war against the world — would say we had done wrong if we struck our enemy except in retort; and even Lincoln and Seward would denounce us as savages. Because the Congress of the United States has as yet passed no general bill of confiscation, the refore, it is insisted by this class of legislative warriors, that we should pass none either; even though, as is the case, the Northern Executive and army have been engaged for more than a year in the work of actual confiscation. That, however, is denied to be legislative confiscation, and therefore, it is maintained, we must not reply with legislative confisc
, while we find that the news produced an advance of one per cent. on the Bourse. The Journal de St. Petersburg, the organ of the Russian Empire, congratulates Mr. Seward on his "upright" and "intelligent" policy in the case, and states that the affair will form a starting point for a general revision of the law of neutrals. Thes — at the very least, in exhibiting his power to retain the colony, if assailed. A Cabinet council which was summoned for the 14th had been countermanded, Mr. Seward's dispatch having been considered in council held on the 9th. The London Times understands that an answer will be, returned expressing gratification at thePost announces that a thorough understanding had been arrived at with the American Government. Not only had they given the required reparation, but in doing so Mr. Seward will have succeeded in impressing on the English Governemt the notion that they have not only present indemnity, but also no small pledge of future security.