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Dixhuit Juin. This is the 18th of June--"a day," says Macaulay, "which, if the Greek superstition retained its influence, would be held sacred to Nemesis — a day on which the two greatest princes and soldiers of modern times were taught, by a terrible experience, that neither skill nor valor can fix the inconstancy of fortune." The princes alluded to were Frederic and Napoleon — the battles by which they were taught so much were Colin and Waterloo. It is of the latter that we desire to say a few words, deeming the occasion not inappropriate, since there is nothing around us but war and rumors of wars, and the people will read of and listen to nothing else. The incidents of this battle, and the claims of those who were concerned in it, are as hotly contested now as they were during the first year that succeeded its occurrence.--The French say that they would have won it but for the folly or treachery of Grouchy; the Prussians say it would have been lost but for their opportu