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be opened from many points at once, and there was no hope, no chance of escape, for we poor rebels, from their raging and overwhelming force. The gates were hoisted, the floods came, and dashed against our bulwarks with all their power, and were resisted and repelled! A few days dissipated all the calculations of the boastful nation that had concentrated its mighty resources for the final overthrow of the South. The waves dashed out their fury and the flood was checked. Lee stood like Gibraltar towering above the storm that broke at his feet; and Grant, seated amidst the wreck of his broken columns, gnashes his teeth in disappointment and rage, and swears to fight it out on the line he started upon "If it takes all summer." The Giant certainly rivals the great "Fe Fo Fum" in his anger; like him, he has smelt blood; but unlike him, it is more of his own blood than anybody else's. When we consider the nature of the original proposition — the original grand scheme for the takin