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pitiable sight to witness men whose beards had been as black as a Congo contraband's the day before, suddenly turned gray, not with grief, but with the application of a magic dye; men with stalwart forms resembled trembling "Uncle Toms" on the stage, and men who were so clear-sighted as to see their way out of a scrape, were blind as bats — But they soon saw "stars" on the coats of policemen, and found their mean subterfuges of no avail. When the police, under Chief Eagles and Provost Marshal Kern, visited the vessel about nine o'clock in the morning, just as she was about to leave this "distracted country," they found passengers stowed away in every conceivable place of concealment. Some — like the renowned Henry D. Brown, who was sent up on the underground road, from Dixie, in a box, labelled ", this side up with care," and rode, by mistake, most of the way upon his head — were neatly packed in boxes others were hid under piles of sails, and some word so sick they couldn't <
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