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ckwards." And so, in this contest, there exists no true Southern man or woman who would not echo back, in the face of the tyrant, "I take no step backwards." Seward, in his Auburn speech, announced the Yankee idea of this war. It was that the preservation of the Union was essential to the life of the nation. The highest ince"little jokes. " Was not this a climax worthy of the Yankee nation? At last the curtain was raised and no duck or dinner. [Laughter.] There stands Lincoln, with Seward an inch behind him, bowing out our commissioners and sending greeting to the South to surrender or perish, with the Yankee nation in the back ground laughing overld ask mercy from Abraham Lincoln; because I have faith in a power greater than Abraham Lincoln, whose thunders are louder than the tinkling of the silver bell of Seward; and because the Almighty, whether by a pillar of cloud or a pillar of fire, has always guided and directed us by His Providential hand. Now, what are the du