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Refined Literature. --The Washington Chronicle, of the 4th, ejects the following: One of the Nelsons of the Nile of America, Commodore Farragut, (not a very euphonious patronymic,) is now a subject of general laudation among the loyalists. Everybody is trying to make a praiseful pun on his name, but the worst, (for a bad pun is often the best,) is that of a male Mrs. Partington, who exclaimed on hearing of his victory at New Orleans: "Farragut — a devilish good fellow; for he has seFarragut — a devilish good fellow; for he has severed the farthest guns of there-bally-ton" This is almost too infamous to print but as we desire to consign the author to perdition in our pages, we let it go. Slide-hell pushed Louisiana into secession, and Love-hell deserted it. The one left after he had tried to ruin his own people, and the other after he could not save them. May neither be compelled to realize the blessings of that Arcadia which an offensive Englishman would syllable in the melodious termination of their respective na
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