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our hands." It will be in very dirty hands then. It will be moreover in the hands of the greatest liars in all Christendom, and the most unparalleled braggarts. It will be in hands that are yet fond with the humiliating surrender of Macon and Slidell to Great Britain--to that British Boy which each and every one of them — the noisy Bennett at their head — had sworn should be humbled. We should think that this disgusting game of brag was by this time played out, and that even the audacity of Bennett, who has predicated the occupation of Richmond in periods varying from thirty to sixty days, at least fifty times since the beginning of the war, and who threatened that it Great Britain made any fuss about Macon and Slidell, the United States would overrun and annex Canada in six weeks, would scarcely be capable of attempting any further impositions upon popular credulity. But the hardened old reprobate has been long ago dead to all sense of shame. No one knows better than himself t
ct that Mr. Vallandigham made a speech, on the 7th inst., in the House of Representatives, on the surrender of Mason and Slidell. The following is the report of his remarks on that occasion: Mr. Vallandigham, (opp.,) of Ohio, said: I avail myscondemnation, as one of the representatives of the people, of the act of the Administration in surrendering up Mason and Slidell to the British Government. For six weeks, sir, they were held in close custody as traitors, of the United States, by ors, his fatal dispatch, and armed war will spring from it. In the name of God, sir, what does England want with Mason and Slidell? It was a surrender of the claim of the right to seize them on board her ships, under her ring, that she demanded, and erate them, and thus to remove this teterimi causi belli. Sir, give me leave to say that the moment they (Mason and Slidell) stepped upon the deck of a British man-of-war, your prisoners of state, whom the other day you would have consigned to