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for Governor Wise's precautions, would have occurred.--Old Brown himself began to be of this opinion, and piously observed that God had brought him out of greater straights before. Nevertheless, at the proper time he was hung, and every man arrested with him was hung also. Virginia was slow, but she was sure. Not one of that vile company escaped. Even the matchless eloquence of Voorhees, and the deep and unspeakable sympathies of every true Virginian with Governor Willard, could not save Cook, the young and miserable dupe of an older and deeper villain. There was something more terrible in the calm, deliberate, and thorough way in which Virginia washed out, to the last drop of abolition blood, the insult to her soil, than if she had hung up the whole party the moment they were caught. She proved that she did not fear them, nor their friends, nor, for a moment, doubt herself. The course of Virginia now, in its deliberation and dignity, indicate anything on the face of the earth