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A Slap at Gen. McClellan.

--The Washington correspondent of the New York Tribune thus hits at Major General McClellan:

Kentucky comes within the angle of incidence. The train of peace-makers, bearing palms and singing pastorals, with the venerable bell-wether, Mr. Crittenden, in the van, is halled by a flourish of trumpets from the lips of Major General McClellan. He has concluded an enduring truce. When Gen. Harney was baited into a similar trap in Missouri, it was supposed no other General would be immediately led into a pitfall but we are to live and learn with each diurnal paying-out of our mortal coll. When Gen. McClellan telegraphed to Washington some weeks ago for permission to buy fifty dollars' worth of pine lumber for a camp-chapel, there were many who believed that he would wield the sword of the spirit with more muscle than the carnal weapon of Ames & Co.'s manufacture. His genius is not war, but negotiation. He shines in diddled diplomacy, and is second in the order of Generals who preach peace on earth and good will to men.

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