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ented a sorry spectacle. Many members were not present. The ladies' and gentlemen's galleries were almost deserted, and the diplomatic gallery was quite empty. All seemed to be cognizant of the general course of legislation, and there was nothing at hand startling, exciting or impressive. The body parted as if for a night, without the formula of a farewell or if prayer.--The storied men, whose names engross the legislative annals of the rebellion, were as indifferent as of yore — Lovejoy, Ely, Stevens and the rest, pacing up and down before the Clerk's desk, or throwing themselves into picturesque attitudes at their seats, smiling, nodding, and gossiping. Far back sat Crittenden, in the ripeness of an honored age, once rising to change his vote, and then subsiding into silence; while Wickliffe, occupying a like remote postion, scanned the attitude of things quietly, as if brooding upon the great changes which the recess might make upon the character of his State and the fortunes