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The failure of the French harvest. --Of the French harvest a correspondent of the London Review says, "it is one of the very worst the country has suffered for a long time,"and another writer adds:"The real truth is that the harvest is a bad one." He continues thus: "From information carefully collected in different provinces, the result appears to be: That for anything like a parallel to the present harvest, 'it would be necessary to revert at least to the year 1846!' whilst the majority of farmers declare this year to be considerably the worst of the two! That not only is the yield of the present year inferior as to quantity, but deplorably bad as to quality, the ear being small, light, withered, and dry. That the hard winter having done its work, many agriculturists sought a refuge by sowing in March, but she unnatural heats of June burn up all! The barley (which in certain localities means beer) is in the same state as wheat, and that oats, which promised