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was watching the Florida with extreme vigilance. His "men were wild," he says, to have a fight with her, so very "wild," that he felt compelled to withdraw the shot from the guns, lest they should incontinently pitch into her and violate the neutrality of the port. This was a very discreet proceeding on the part of the rational and law — abiding commander, the advantages of which are evident in keeping his country out of a bad scrape and himself out of a worse one. We don't know whether Moffitt has sufficiently recovered his health to resume command of the Florida, and perhaps Capt. Preble did not know. Whoever commands her, we respect the sound sense of Capt. Preble in venerating the rights of a central port. The United States has shown through the whole war such rigid regard to the rights of centrals, that it is pleasing to record another instance of their illustrious adhesion to international law. Virtue is its own reward, and it is gratifying to feel assured that Capt. Prebl