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nd beggared people, struggling with destitution and exorbitant taxation at home, and contending with expensive and bootless war abroad, has been described by history unhappily again and again; but the terrible spectacle is now apparently about to be reproduced here, with illustrations of unusual poignancy and effectiveness. The inability to pay rents in summer foreshadows a terrible condition of affairs when cold weather shall be upon us. What must be the state of things in November or February if this is what we are to contemplate in August? It would be easy, doubtless, for landlords to evict tenants and re-let their premises, but would the next comers be likely to do better? The fact is the war is ruining New York. It is the North, and not the South, that is suffering the effects of the present hostilities, as every clear-sighted financier and statesman predicted, from the beginning, would be the case. It is we who are blockaded — not the Cotton States. There is but little