“No, ,none; unless those majorities are guided by a military chief. The thing we have to execrate is Caesarism — that government by the sword, which takes no heed of liberal principles. For what purpose has General Sheridan been sent to New Orleans?”

After a moment's pause, during which I make no answer-having none to make-he adds: “ Who knows whether we shall not find the city under martial law, the side walks running blood, the public offices on fire?”

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