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The blockade.[from the London Herald, (Derby organ.) March 1.] Lord Russell made up his mind to take at all hazards, the views of the case favorable to the interests of the North and injurious to those of England. It was essential that, in defiance of usage and common sense, he should set a side all evidence against the validity of a blockade derived from the escape of "various ships;" for he had documents in his hands which showed that hundreds of vessels have over and over again broken the blockade with perfect impunity; and it any number of such escapes would prove its in validity, the Northern case was hopeless.--One would think that it were a stretch of courtesy to recognize a blockade where the number, of escapes, was equal to that of capture, that where two vessels escaped for one seized, no power whatever would venture to claim efficiency for the operation of its squadron; but when, as we believe to be near the case, the captures are not to the evasions in to high a ura