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the war which, among a free and independent people, was the inevitable result of such usurpation — where were those who had kindled its flames and forged its thunders? Where is Joshua R. Giddings? Enjoying a snug and secure Consul-Generalship in Canada. Where is John P. Hale, of Vermont; Sumner, of Massachusetts; Trumbull, of Illinois; Wade, of Ohio; King, of New York? Where is the bellicose Michigan Senator, who wrote the famous letters in behalf of "blood-letting? " Where are Burlingame, Clay and Carl Shurz? Enjoying the luxury of a foreign mission, while their miserable tools at home are paying the bloody price of their exaltation. Even more base and ignoble is the position of the infamous man to whom, more than any other, the present war is owing--Wm. H. Seward--the slimy, unscrupulous, malignant demagogue, on whose guilty soul rests the responsibility of every drop of blood, of every tear of bereavement, of every deed of crime, outrage and darkness, which this war has produced
uired to have their passports vised by their Consuls. Mr. Greeley's threats of withdrawing the exequatur from French Consuls in Confederate ports, has produced some irritation here. The hour the North adopted any such measure would see the whole diplomatic and consular corps of the United States swept out of France, and a formidable fleet leave Brest, Toulon and Cherbourg to end the blockade Mr. Lincoln has proclaimed. The North is unlucky in its statesmen. The speeches delivered by Mr. Clay and his accomplices--Mr. Seward's insolent dispatch to Mr. Dayton-- Mr. Greeley's threats and Mr. Seward's speeches in favor of annexing Canada, have done yeoman's service to the Confederate States. The Moniteur, (which is, as you know, the organ of the French Government,) says: "The most important news from America is the increasing malevolent feeling against England which exists in the North, because England refuses to treat the South as rebels, although President Buchanan declared
late Henry Clay and Gen. Scott, though we have no recollection of having seen it in print: Mr. Clay, it should be premised, had no special antipathy to Gen. Scott, though the upstart pride and exrs of the party, to the card rooms to a sociable game of whist. Some time after he was seated, Mr. Clay entered the room, fresh from the dining saloon and highly exhilarated. Walking up to Scott's c slapped him on the wounded shoulder, which made the General writhe with pain as he exclaimed, "Mr. Clay, I will thank you to keep your hands off — you've hurt my wound, sir." "Ah, Scott," (was Clay'sClay's reply, which he uttered with a peculiarly sarcastic expression,) "I always thought there was something rotten about you." Recent events have turned Mr. Clay's sarcasm into prophecy.--The rottenness iMr. Clay's sarcasm into prophecy.--The rottenness is fully developed in the alacrity with which a recreant son steps forth at the bidding of blood-thirsty tyrants to plunge a dagger in the bosom of his venerable mother.