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ts. It is no violent inference from the circumstances of the times, to aver that but for Washington, his commanding influence, and his great talents, Great Britain would never have been dispossessed of her hold upon the colonies. On the anniversary of the death of Washington, sixty-three years after that event, we find his countrymen engaged in a desperate struggle for existence, with these same Yankees, on the spot where repose the bones of his mother, and within so short a distance of Mount Vernon, that the roar of artillery may be easily heard. The very men whose liberties he preserved are striving, with the aid of all the vagabonds and outlaws they can rake from the getters of the European cities, to destroy the liberties of those among whom he was born and bred. Can anything more strongly mark the character of this war? Can anything give a more accurate idea of the character of the Yankees? Ingratitude, the basest ingratitude, seems to be, with all the other vile attributes