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g it a favor, he will hate you for it. Tacitus lived in the worst era of the world and in the most universally corrupt society of which there is any account. He drew his pictures from nature as it presented itself to him. The observation we have alluded to was, no doubt, true with regard to those among whom he lived. It is to be hoped, however, it is not true of the world in general. Of the Yankees, however, it is eminently true, and to Sherman it applies with greater force than any other Yankee (even) of whom we recollect to have heard. --The favors he received at the hands of the South were not only far greater than he deserved, but such as he could never hope to repay. Hence the undying hatred with which he visits upon the South its great sin of over-estimating his merits. Others have dealt harshly with the Southern people. Fortunately for her cause, there have been few exceptions among the Yankee Generals in this particular. But Sherman surpasses them all. He takes the law i