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The Council of Thirty-five. on Saturday last, in Washington, thirty-five Conservative gentlemen solemnly resolved that the Abolitionists will leave to the country but little hope of the restoration of the Union or peace, if schemes of Confiscation, Emancipation, and other unconstitutional measures, shall be enacted under the form of laws. The thirty-five gentlemen voted to print this rather than else thrilling opinion, for the benefit of mankind in general, and then the Thirty-five gentlem
avery there would have been no Rebellion.
That is, upon all hands, admitted.
Then, without Slavery there can be no Rebellion.
Ah! that is a sequitur clear enough to most men, but altogether too tough a nut for the the Thirty-five Wise Men of Washington to crack!
We are profoundly sorry for their intellectual.
weakness; but instead of asking us to stultify ourselves, they should, for their own part, try to think with a little more accuracy.
We hope that we are as willing to pardon injurie