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eny me,--as a man I am, at this "time, as much respected as the proudest peer "I now look down upon." Commenting upon a mode of invective somewhat too common in what are called deliberative bodies, the direct personal assault, it has been remarked by Emerson that it makes a great difference in the force of a sentence whether a man be behind it or no. It was his personal manhood which gave peculiar energy to the invective of Chatham, who was described in his youth as "that terrible cornet of "horse, whose scowl gave Sir Robert Walpole a pain in the back." It is sad to think that even Mansfield, so supreme in understanding, should have been cowed by a more ferocious physical organization. It is said that the younger Pitt inherited the fierceness and brute force of his father, and that even the accomplished Erskine quailed before him in the House of Commons. "The fact is, Erskine," said Sheridan once to him, "you are "afraid of Pitt, and that is the weak point of "your character."
A Vera Cruz letter says troops from France continue to arrive, six hundred more disembarking on the 2d instant, who were immediately sent into the field. There is great anxiety to ascertain what will be the ultimate action of the United States in regard to Mexico. The Imperialists were greatly excited by the last news, informing them that General Grant had publicly expressed sympathy with the Republican cause, that General Logan was appointed Minister to the Government of Jaurez, that Sheridan's army was on the Rio Grande, and was being reinforced. The French officers and soldiers in the Imperial army openly express strong hatred for the United States, and desire to fight Americans. [Bravo!] Two important decrees were lately issued by Maximilian--one of them extending for fifteen days from the 29th November the time in which the soldiers of President Jaurez's Government are allowed for laying down their arms to be granted amnesty; and another ordering a general draft f