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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
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r President has all the smoothness, and polish of the ripe scholar and refined gentleman, with the boldness of a man, who dares strike for the right, against odds. Monday, August 5th.—Weather clear, and fine. Flocks of parrots are flying overhead, and all nature is rejoicing in the sunshine, after the long, drenching rains. Far as the eye can reach, there is but one sea of verdure, giving evidence, at once, of the fruitfulness of the soil, and the ardor of the sun. At eleven A. M., Captain Hillyar, of the Cadmus, came on board, to visit me, and we had a long and pleasant conversation on American affairs. He considerately brought me a New York newspaper, of as late a date, as the 12th of July. I must confess, said he, as he handed me this paper, that your American war puzzles me—it cannot possibly last long. You are probably mistaken, as to its duration, I replied; I fear it will be long and bloody. As to its being a puzzle, it should puzzle every honest man. If our late co-par