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The part of wisdom.

Gen. Duff Green has expressed the opinion to our Washington correspondent that every energy of the people and the leading men should now be devoted to averting civil war, and believes the best way to do this is to make the opposing forces as nearly equal as possible. Lincoln is inclined to peace, but cannot abandon the "no extension of slavery" platform of his party. "I have yet to learn," said Lincoln, "that it is the part of wisdom for a man to have his friends and go over to his enemies," We of the South, we hope, have yet to learn the same thing.

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