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against an adversary that has been, and whom it is of great consequence should again be, our "friend," In neither case was subjugation the purpose, but simply the restoration of affairs to the status quo ante bellam. That being the object of Bonaparte, as he himself declared, he did not doubt that his true policy was to prevent his "political war" from being the occasion of a social and servile war. He held to his policy to the last, even up to the time he left Moscow. As is said by Sir Robert Wilson, an English writer, who was present during the most of the campaign: "There is no question that a civil war could have been fomented in Russia; and it was Bonaparte who rejected the offers of insurrection which were made to him during the time he was in Moscow." Now, if Bonaparte was impelled by the importance of not permanently alienating the Czar, and also by considerations of humanity, to avoid all incitement to servile war, the same policy is most assuredly incumbent upon us.