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he oracles of English literature, and it is sad and astonishing to see how prejudice and bigotry can blind the eyes of those who ought to be instructors of the people. English abolitionism is the most rabid, inveterate, and insensate of all abolitionism. It is totally blind to the fact that England stocked the South and the whole world with slaves, forced them upon the South in opposition to her remonstrances, and never abolished slavery till she hoped by so doing, in the little island of Jamaica, to ruin the negro labor which she had herself introduced into the United States. She ignores, what all the rest of mankind knows, that, whether to negro slaves, Coolies or Sapoys, she has ever been the hardest master on the planet. To these things, which ought to make her at least charitable and tolerant to those upon whom she forced slavery, and who treat their slaves better than-she did, she seems perfectly insensible. She has used the slavery issue to break up the United States and a
hter of the militia and populace. Forty dead bodies were lying in one place. The negroes were greatly persecuted, and three were hung. Government street was completely sacked. A great exodus of negroes from New York has taken place. The City Council has appropriated $2,500,000 to pay the $300 exemptions of conscripts from New York. Several buildings in the 21st Ward were sacked. Severe fighting took place at the Seventh Avenue Hospital, at which there was great loss of life. Riots against the drafts have taken place at Yorkville, Harlem, Brooklyn, Jamaica, Westchester, and other places, but not so bloody in character as those in New York. Lincoln has appointed the — day of August for a National Thanksgiving. Gen. Lee, says the Herald, escaped from Maryland without leaving a gun, caisson, or even wheel, as a trophy for Meade. Gen. Morgan has been wounded in Indiana, but not captured. The Herald says his ultimate capture is certain.