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A failure. --We hear that there are some eminent martial men, at present in civil life, who have no hesitation in expressing their opinion that the military operations of the Southern Generals have, thus far, been a failure. These distinguished military volcanoes have let off a good deal of excoriating lava since the war commenced. Vesuvius, in full blast, has become a mere tea-kettle to the wrath and noise of their eruptions. They have never been able to approve a single movement that Johnston, Beauregard, or Magruder, have made. Nothing but an excess of magnanimity has prevented them from extinguishing the Generals aforesaid, by proceeding to the seat of war and taking command of the army themselves. It is believed, however, that unless Johnston, Beauregard & Co., do better, and make their winter quarters in the North Pole, these warlike lights, which are at present under a bushel, will transfer themselves at once to Manassas. They will not have the slightest hesitati