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Condition of affairs in Norfolk. --A lady in Norfolk writes as follows concerning the condition of that city under Yankee rule: No man is allowed to do any kind of business unless he takes out license, and to do that he must swear allegiance not only to the United States Government, but to the bogus Virginia Government under Pierpont as Governor, ignoring the act of secession and all fealty to the Government in authority at Richmond. Our citizens refused to take the oath of allegiance to the United States; how much more do they abhor the other? The consequence is, no business has been done by them for nearly a year, and as many have been dependent upon their business for a support, you can imagine how many sacrifices they have been compelled to make. "Hope on, hope ever," is our motto, and our trust is in Him who listens to the young ravens when they cry. One of the most cruel acts is the prohibiting our physicians to practice unless they take the detested oath, as b