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. If he is great in victory, he is sublime in defeat. His calm soul frets not at the decrees of Fate. He does what man can do, and leaves the rest to God. He has no time to talk. Mark Anthony, defeated at Actium, slew himself and died in the arms of a royal harlot. Lee, repulsed at Gettysburg, said, "It is my fault," and turned to his appointed work. No wonder men love him and can find no one with whom to liken him. Who thinks of calling Lee a Bayard, a Cæsar or a Napoleon? When Jackson fell, we lost the Moses of the South; should Lee be taken from us, we should be without — Lee. He is indeed, the main prop of our cause. With him between them and the vandal hordes, men sleep in peace at night and dream of victory. Though the cause should perish, Lee will live. Time can do him no wrong. Should it be the decree of Providence that our people be exterminated and the land made desolate, the name and fame of Robert E. Lee, like the pyramids in the Egyptian desert, will s