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A Lean Trio.

--The Richmond correspondent of the Knoxville Register perpetrates the following pleasantry at the expense of three of our highest officials:

If the Yankees knew to what extent famine may be endured, and how very little can sustain human life, if they had all seen our President and Vice-President and our Secretary of War, the idea of resorting to famine as an agent of hostility to a people whose leaders are the very impersonations of hard times, would never have been adopted. President Davis is the shadow of a man; Vice-President Stephens who reached the capital to-day is imponderable, and Mr. Seddon's bones rattle when he descends the stairways of the Spotswood. The semi of famine conduct this revolution.

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