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s navy,had too much good sense to begin building up another" It is a wise maxim of the law "that things not appearing are presumed not to exist." The learned editor informs us that "Bonaparte reigned nine years after the battle of Trafalgar," and as no French navy was heard of in that time, it is fair to presume none existed. Indeed, the editor tells us "Napoleon was prevented from perfecting and using his navy for the want of ships and sailors." We did not assert that he built no shipsat Cherbourg after the battle of Trafalgar, but only that he did not attempt to improvise a navy--to build one all of a sudden in time of war, sufficient to cope with that of England We think the curious research of the learned editor fully establishes the truth of our position. But we prefer to admit that we were mistaken, and that Bonaparte was guilty of the folly of attempting to build up of a sudden an entire new navy in time of war, and, after nine years, had nothing to show for it. If so, le