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sion of this delicate subject. I crave the earnest attention of all true Southerners to the great discovery I am about to make public. That poem, lightly denounced as "meaningless" and "absurd" by unimaginative Submissionists and taunting Republicans — that poem is an allegorical prophecy, quelling suspicion of its true character by apparent literalness, but in reality profound, exact and awe-inspiring as the mysterious oracles of ancient sibyls, the wonderful "second-sight" revelations of Thomas the Rhymer and other Caledonian seers, or the still more amazing predictions of Merlin, which, delivered in King Arthur's time, are being even now fulfilled in England. I do not speak unadvisedly or without being able to bring ample proof of the truth of my assertion. A very cursory examination of the song itself will be sufficient to convince any unprejudiced mind of its allegorical shape; and when it is considered that the words were composed more than a year ago, when the events to
use, on Sunday Schools, and on Seminaries, were read and adopted. On motion, a committee of six was appointed to make one more effort to secure a plan of harmonious action. The following were elected to serve on this committee, viz: B. F. Brooke, N. J. B. Morgan, Samuel Register, John Lanahan, Wm. B. Edwards, Jno. Longstreet. On motion, they were permitted to retire. The report of the Committee on the Baltimore Advocate was taken up. Messrs. Gibson, T. Sewall, S. Cornelius, D. Thomas, T. H. W. Monroe, F. Israel, John S. Martin, E. P. Phelps, etc., etc., discussed the report at great length. After an amendment recommending to the Publishing Committee Dr. Bond as editor of the paper, the report was adopted. It was given in my letter of yesterday. The reports of the Committees on Temperance and Colonization were read and adopted. S. S. Roszel, in an amusing manner, presented to the Conference the bill of the editor of the Staunton Spectator for printing the pl