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North could be successful, by virtue of her superior numbers, in this wicked invasion, she would only win throughout the world a reputation as odious and execrable as that of Russia, Austria, and Turkey, and infinitely more vulgar and beastly, whilst the South would be enshrined in the sympathies and respect of all lovers of liberty and national independence by the side of chivalric Hungary and heroic Poland. But the dream of Southern subjugation is as idiotic as it is execrable. As Mr Massey, member of the British Parliament, in a late speech at Tolford, declared, "If the eleven Confederate States were determined to be free, no power on earth could reduce them again to subjection. No high spirited people, no people of the Anglo Saxon race, had ever been held down in slavery, however small might be the area of their country or the military force that overshadowed it. He defied any man to put his finger upon any State in Europe and say that it was so. An exception might be made