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in, in the extremity of their despair and desolation out through the dikes which protected their fields and gardens from the ocean which roared above their heads, choosing rather to give their native land to destruction than to see it in the group of a tyrant or a persecutor.--This courage, prepared for everything except submission — this noble fortitude, which the extreme of ill fortune could not subdue — forms one of the brightest pages of history, and invests the sieges of Harrison and of Leyden with an interest second to nothing in the annals of mankind. But in proportion to our admiration of those who called in the waves of the German Ocean to protect their faith and their freedom, must be the abhorrence inspired by acts so wanton and so ferocious as that of letting loose the waters of the Mississippi over the plantations of the South, and overwhelming under the waves that which it is found impossible to subdue. At the beginning of the war North want forth to battle in all t