ible, despicable," and, we may add, dirty, both morally and physically — the Louisville Journal bears off the palm.
Many years ago, two Prentices came from New England, and settled in the South.
We know not that there was any relationship between the two men, though we should imagine not, for two more dissimilar objects in evsensibility and soul, of the orator and the statesman in the intrepid cavalier and the "gentleman without reproach?"
But there is another Prentice, also of New England, editor of the Louisville Journal, who has made himself conspicuous throughout the sectional difficulties of the United States by advocating New England ideas, New England ideas, prejudices, principles and notions, and who is, in his own person, a complete embodiment of the peculiarities of the lowest stratum of Yankeedom in person, manners, intonation and conscience.
When we say that he has some literary pretensions, and considerable reputation for wit, we concede to him all that can be said in his favor