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From the Atlantic Monthly. Brother Jonathan’s Liment for Sister, Caroline- She has gone,—she has left us in passion and pride,— Our stormy-browed sister, so long at our side! She lia* torn her own star from our firma ment’s glow, And turned on her brother the face of a foe ! O Caroline, Caroline, child of the sun. We can never forget that our hearts have been one, — Our foreheads both sprinkled in Liberty- s name From the fountain of blood with the finger of flaiue ! i You were alwavs too ready to fire at a touch But we said, “She is hasty-;—she does not mean much." We have scowled, when you uttered some turbulent threat ; But Friendship stiil whispered, “Forgive and forget 1" Has our love ail died out ? Have its altars grown cold ? Has the curse come at last which the fathers foretold ? Then 5 ature must teach us the strength of the.ihain That her petulant children would sever in vain. They may fislit till the buzzards aic gorged with their spoil, Till the harvest grows black as it lots in the soil. Till the wolves and the catamounts troop trom their caves. And the shark tracks the pirate, the lord of the waves : In vain istho strife ! hen its fury is past. Their fortunes must flow in one channel at last. As the torrents that rush from tlie mountains of snow Roll mingled in peacethrough the valleys be low. | Our Union is river, lake, ocean, and sky : ' Man breaks not the medal, when God cuts the die ! Though darkened with sulphur, though clo ven with steel, The blue arch will brighten, the waters will heal! O Caroline, Caroline, child of the sun, There are battles with Fate that can never be won ! The star-flowering banner must never be furled. For its blossoms of light ore the hope of the world. Go, then, our rash sister ! afar and aloof.—- Run wild in the sunshine away from our roof ; But when your heart aches and your feet have grown sore, Remember the pathway that leads to our door. Sklcctcb (tale. AGNES OF SORRENTO. The Atlantic Monthly f*w M#v is on our table; and is full of good things which wc have not time to notice. Mrs. Stowe’s eagerly looked for story, Agnes of Sorrento, is commenced in this num ber. The following is an extract from the publisher’s advertisement of it: The story is one o! love and duty, of jov and trial. Its heroine is a young girl, born in a Catholic country and edu cated under the influence ot Catholic in stitutions, and in the development of the plot the author has sought to illustrate the i fluences of that creed upon the lives and characters of its votaries. From the ii tense interest in this sub ject which has been manifested by the pe plo of the United States within the past few \oars, and the fact that it lias entered so la gely into the discussion of the political as well as religious oues tious of the time, it cannot be doubted that Mrs. Stowe’s elucidation of it, through the medium of fictitious narra ti.o, will cause it to be as »ideiy sought for and as eagerly perused n» her pre vious brilliant contributions to American literature have been. We give an extract from one of the openirg chapters, which presents the heroine, at about as early an age, as heroines rre usually introduced to the public. Old Elsie was not boin a peasant. Originally she was the wi'e of a steward in oue of those great families of Rome whose state and traditions were princely. Elsie, as her figure and profile and ail her words and movements indicated, was of a strong, shiewd, ambitious, and courageous character, and well disposed to turn to advantage every gift with v>hicb Nature had endowed her. Providence made her a present of a daughter whoso beauty was wonderful, even in a country where beauty is no un common accident. In addition to her beauty, the little lsella had quick int lli gence, wit, grace, and spirit. A-> a child she became the pet and plaything of the Duchess whom Elsie served. This no ble lady, pressed by the ennui which is , Iwavs the mo*b and rust on the purple and gold of rank and wovltb, had, as oth er noble ladies bad in those days, and have now, sundry pets; greyhounds, white and delicate, that looked as if they were made of Sevres china; spaniels witn long silky ears and fringy paws; apes and monkeys, that made at times sad de vastations in her wardrobe; and a most charming little dwarf that was ugly enough to frighten the very owls, and spiteful as be was ugly. She had, more - sAa ■> Q 1 /ljj A ' “LET ALL THE ENDS THOU AIM’ST AT BE THY COUNTRY S, THY GOD S AND TRUTH S. PRESCOTT, WISCONSIN, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1861. over, peacocks, aud macaws, and par rots, and all sorts of singing-birds, and falcons of every br’ed, and horses, and hounds, —in short, there is no saying what she did not have. One day she took it into her head to add the little Isella to. the number of her acquisitions. With tlie easy grace of aristocracy, .she reached out her jewelled hand and took Elsie’s one flower to add to her conser vatory, —and Elsie was only too proud to have it so. Her daughter was kept constantly about the nerson of tlie Duchess, and in structed in all the wisdom which would have been allowed her, had she bee . the Duchess's own daughter, which, to speak the t nth, was in those days nothing very profound,—consisting of a little singing and instrumentation, a Jit*lo embroidery and dancing, with the power of writing her own name and of reading a love-let ter. All the world knows that tlie very idea of a pet is something to be spoiled for the amusement of the pet owner; and Isella was spoiled in the most particular and circumstantial manner. She hail suits of apparel for e.ery day in the year, am! jewels without end, —for the Duchess was never weary of try ing the effect ot her beauty in this and that costume; so t: at she sported through the great grend halls and down the lung aisle of the gar den much like a bright-winged hum ming-bird, or a damsel flr all green and gold. She was a genuine child of Italy, —full of feeling, spirit, and genius,— alive in every nerve to the fmgei-tips; and under the tropical sunshine of her mistrcsi’ favor she grew as an Italian rose-bush does, throwing iti branches freakishly over everything in a w:UI lfjbyrnth of perfume, brightness, and til TIIS. For a while her life was triumph, and her mother triumphed with her at an humble distance. The Duchess had no daughter, and was devoted to her with the bi nd fatuity with which ladies of rank at times will inv est themselves in a caprice. She arrogated to herself all the praises of her beauty and wit, allowed i-er to flirt and make conquests to her h< a t’s content, and engaged to many her to some handsomo young officer of her train, when she had done being amused with her. Now we must not wonder that a young head of fifteen sin uid have been turned bv this giddy elevation, nor that an old head of fifty should have thought all things were possible in the fortune of such a favorite. Nor must we wonder that the y oung coquette, rich m the lau rels of a hundred conquests, should have turned her bright eyes on the son aud heir, when he came home from the Un iversity of Bologna. Nor is it to be wondered at that this same son and heir, being a fnan as well as a duke’s son, should have done as other men did f ; ,]'on desperately in lo\a with this daz zling, sparkling, piquant mixture of mat ter and spirit, which no university can prepare a young man to comprehend,— which always seemed to run from him, and yet always threw a Parthian shot behind her as she fled. Nor is it to he wondered at, if this same duke’s son, nf ter a week or two, did not know wheth er thosuu rose in the east or tho south, or whero he stood, or whither ho was going. In fact, the youthful pair very soon came it to that dream-land where are no more any points of the compass, no more division of time, no more latitude and longitude, no more up and down, but onlv a general wandering among en chanted groves and surging nightingales. It was entirely owing to old Elsie’s watchful shrewdness and address that the lovers came into this paradise by the gate of marriage; for tho young man was ready to offer anything at the leet of his divinity, as the old mother was not slow ! o preeeivo. So they stood at the altar.for the time being a pair of ns true lovers as Romeo and Juliet: but then, what has true love to do with the son of a hundred genera tions and heir to a Roman principality I Of course,the rose of love, having gone through all its stages of bud and blossom into full flower, must next begin to drop its leaves. Of course. Who ever heard of an immortal rose? The time of discoveiy came. Isella was found to be a mother: and then the storm hurst upon her and drabbled her in tho dust as fearlessly as the summer wind sweeps down and besmirches the lily it has all summer been wooing and flattering. The Duchess was a very pious and moral lady, and of course threw her fa vorite out into tho street as a vile weed, and virtuously ground her down under her jewelled high-heeled shoes. She could have forgiven her any com mon frailty; —of course it was natural that the girl should have been seduced by the all-conquering charms of her son ; —but aspire to marriage with their house!—pretend to be her son’s wife! Since the time of Judas had such treach ery ever been heard of? Something was said of tho proprifcty ot walling up the culprit alive, —a mode of disposing of small family matters some ala mode in those times. But the Duchess acknowledged herself foolishly tender, and unal le quite to allow this very obvious propriety in the case She contented herself with turning mother and daughter into tho streets with every mark of ignominy, which was reduplicated by every ooe es her servants, lackeys, and conrt-coirpuuions, w ho,, of course, had always known just how the thing must end. As to the young Duke, he acted as a well instructed young nobleman should, who understands the gnat difference there is between the tears of a duchess and those of a low-born woman. No sooner did lie heboid his conduct in the l light of his mother’s countenance than lie J turned his back on his low marriage with , edifying penitence. He did not think it necessary to convince his mother of the j real existence of a union whose supposi- ; tion occasioned such an uncommonly dis- j agreeable and tempestuous state of things in tho well-bred circle where Ins birth ; called him to move. Being, however, a religious youth, he opened his nrud to his family-confessor, by whoso ndvi e he sent a messenger with a large sum of money to Elsie, piously commending her and her daughter to the Divine protec tion. He also gave orders .for an entire new suit of raiment for tho \ irg.n Mary in the family-chapel, including a splendid set of diamonds, and promised unlimited candles to the altar of a neighboring con vent. If all this could not atone for a youthful error, it was a pity. Bo be thought, as iie drew on his riding-gloves and went otf on a hunting party. i:ko a gallant and religious young nobleman. Elsie, meanwhile, with her forlorn and disgraced daughter, found a tem porary asylum in a neighlx ring moun tain village, where the poor, bed rubbed, broken winged song-bird soon panted and fluttered l.er little life away. \Vh n the once beautiful and gay Isella bad been bidden in the grave, cold and lonely, there remained a little wail ing infant, which Elsie gathered to her bosom. Grim, dauntless, and resolu’c, she re solved, for the sake of this hapless one, to look life in the face once more, and trv the battle under other skies, ’Taking the infant in her arms, she traveled w’tii her far from the scene of her birth, and set all her energies at work to make for her a better destiny than that which had taken to ilio lot of her unfortunate mother. She set about to create her nature and older her fortunes with that sort ol down right eiuigy with which rosoluto people always attack the problem of anew hu man’ existence. This child should he happy; the rocks on which her mother was wrecked she should never strike up on, —thev were ail marked on Elsie’s chart- Love had been the root of all poor Isella’s troubles, — and Agnes nev er should kiios love, till taught it safely i»v a husband of Elsie’s own choosing. 1 WOMAN TO BE HONOR ED. It will be remembered that Lieut. A!>- ner Sinead, ol the first Artillery, was sent, a few weeks since l>y Lieut. Skin nier, to Washington, to apprize the Gov ernment of the absoh to necessity of sup plies and reinforcements at Ft. Pickens. Forgetful of all obligations of honor and duty, Lieut. Sinead took Montgomery in his way Northward, and having submit ted his*despatches to the persual of the rebel authorities, proceeded to Washing ton, whither the news of his treason hav ing anticipated him, lie was not shot, ns he deserved to be, but simply struck f rom the roll of the army. The wife and chi! dreri of Lieut. Sinead, with tho famines of several officers on duty in the South, were at Fortress Monroe. The Lieut, hastened from Wash ugtoi. to obtain bis family, and remove them southward, but his movements were not s > rapid but that his crime had been reported before him When, therefore, ho presented himself at the Fort, he was refused admission, the officer on duty declining “to admit a trai tor” within a Federal post; the only fa vor conceded being that ho might have an interview with Mrs. Sinead without tho walls. iThat interview the unhappy mis creant is not likely to forget. Attended by a few female friends, one of whom furnish* d the account which we give ot the scene, the lady met her husband, and in terms of scorching eloquence, re proached him with his shame. “Go home with you!” she excla'med. “Never! Our paths in this world are hereafter seperate. I disown you. A coward and traitor—you are no hus band of mine! Henceforth you are to mo as if dead. As long as 1 live I shall wear mourning, and be as a widow; and rest assured 1 shall educate our children to execrate and despise your memory as that of a recreant and traitor.” Turning at these words, the noble and patr otic woman re-entered the Fort, and gave way to her very natural feelings.— We may add that Mrs. Sinead is, like her discarded husband, a native ot Georgia, and while the latter went Southward to obtain tlie reward of bis treason, the former, with her children, has come North, passing through this City on Tuesday, and is now at Morrsitowu, N. J.— N. Y. Times, April 26. A Servant girl, in Nowburyport, went to Dr. Spofford for advice, declaring her ailment to be a pain in the bowels. The doctor gave her a cathartic, and request erl her to call again in a few* days which she did. H« asked her if she had taken the medicine, to which she replied in tho affirmative, lie then asked her; ‘Did anything pass you after taking it?”— “Yes, sir,” said she, *‘a horse and wagon and a drove of pigs.” The doctor collaps ed, remarking, “I think you must Le hol er. ” THE AMERICAN FLAG. The follow ing is an extract from a dis course delivered by Rev. Henry Vv ard Beecher, in Plymouth Church, Sunday evening, April 28th: A thoughtful nnn when itt» saw a na tional flag saw symbolized tlie nation it belonged to. When the French tri col- j or rolled nut to tlie wind, ho saw France; ; when the new-found flag of Italy was unfurled, he saw* resurrected Italy; and so of otheis. This Union has a* banner, too. Until recently, wherever it stream ed abroad men saw daylight bursting on their eves. For until latterly the Amer ican Flag has been the signal of liberty, j not any (lag upon the globe has had such j at; errand. The stars upon it weie to tlie pining nations like Mio blight morning! stars, and the stripes upon it beams of t morning light. \\ hcrever it goes men ; behold in its sacred emblazonry no signal | of imperial authority, bill thev see j signals of light; it is the banner of dawn; and the poor oppressed conscript, the trodden down creature of foreign d spn tism, secsiti the American F.ng that very promise of God —‘‘The people that sat in darkness saw great light, and to them wlii.h sat In the valley of death, light is spi ring up.” Under this banner moved Wasnington —he and his armies; before it Burguyne laid down his arms; it waved over West Point, over Fort Montgomery, and over another Montgomery it shall vet wave. It cheered our ntmy driven out from round New York, in their solitary pil g image, through New Jersey, and at Valley Forge. It crossed the waters roaring with ice at Trenton, and when its stars gleamed in tho cold morning with victory, a new day dawned on this country. Tt at flag moans Lexington—it means Bunker Lid! —it means tho whole glori ous Rovoiiitionmy war. It means all that the Declaration of Independence means—all that the Constitution mean*. It was ordained for the people by the people; and God be thanked, that when base degenerate men desire to set up op I pression at war wit h ail the instincts of American liberty, they could not do it ' under our flag, i thank them that they took another flag to do tlie Devil’s work and loft ours unsullied. It ever thosen | timent of the text has been fulfilled,‘it has been in our glonous banner. “Thou hast given a banner to them that fear them, that it may he displayed and d.spiaved it shall be from the Atlantic wave clear across, with eagle flight, to the Pacific; that banner shall wave meaning all that it ever meant. From the North where snows and ice stands solitary, clear to the | Gulf and tropics, that banner has waved ; and shall wnyo forever. Look up to your ow n flag, and re member that it stands for Liberty, Lib | erty, Liberty. If yon fall in that strug gle, may some kind hand wrap about you the flag of your country, and f you die ! mry it be with its sacred touch upon you, and* sweet shall be your rest, lying in tho folds of your country’s banner, meaning, as it shall mean, Liberty and Union, now and forever. Let jt he Recorded, that when the Stillwater Company (Capl. Bromley) had complet'd their organization, tlie Indies of that cty presented each mem ber with a pair of eomlortable blankets —284 in nil--which they collected trom their own house-hold:, and from patriotic merchants of that city. All honor to the ladies of Stillwater. In patriotic devo tion thev have not been surpassed, even by the fair mothers and wives of tho St. 1 Paul volunteers. --Apropos of this, a gentle .an said i to a group of ladies here a day or two | since, “We men will have to fight, hut | you women who cannot, what will you j clo to hell) our cause?” “Any sacrifice that is reasonable,” they replied. “We will give all, even lo our silver-spoons, and our jewelry, to furnish means to aid you, and will make up every flannel gar ment about our houses into cannon ent ridges, as our mothers did in the Res olution. — ,St. Paul Press. Good Advice. —The Chicago Trib une, gives tho following sensible ad vice : “Recent events have taught a valuable lesson, which the people who read the journals, and the editors who make them, will do well to remember; and were we addressing an individual to enforce it, we should sum the whole matter up in a pithy command— keep your shirt on! — When danger threatens and a disgrace seems to be impending, don’t set up a howl, fall to and pull your hair, n >r in dulge in criminations of everybody and everything in the neighborhood. Keep your shirt on ! The country is in good hands; tho people arc all right, resources aro abundant, aud “Barkis is willing.” A gentleman who spoke with one of the captains of the Massachusetts regi ment, here on Mondy night, was told that 400 men ino.e were leady to volun teer than were wante 3. “It went agin me,” said he,“to leave one fellow behind. When wo told him he could not go— ‘l’ve walked 14 miles,’ exclaimed he, ‘and given up a situation of a dollar and a quarter a day just to go, and I think you might take me.’ When I had to r - fuse,” said tho eaplain, “he sat dow n aud cried.” WAB ITEMS. INCIDENTS, Ac. Naty Powder. All tho Powder Manufactories of the United States are North of Delaware. Tlie first io-uiit of hostilities has been the interception of considerable quantities, hitherto pur chased and (*n the way South, and no j further supply will be possible. A Patriotic Merchant. — A mcr chautof New York, who is interested id a house in Baltimore, was told that the batteries of Fort McHenry were bomber ; ding that city. “Good,” lie exclaimed, ! “ 1 am $5,000 poorer, if that is the case; j but I hope the news is true. They can Lave every dollar I’ve got! ’ I am overwhelmed with surprise that a peaceful match of American ci Zens o\er the highway to the defence (t our common capital should be deemed ag gressive to Baltimoreans, i hrough New York the march was triumphal. — Gov. Andrews to Jiluyor lir wn . The Virgin aus hearing that Gen. Scott would resign in army o! the Uni ted States, sent Judge Robinson, an old friend and classmate, to otter him chief rank in the * Confederate army. Imagine the storm! Scott threatened to arrest Robinson Ur treason. M v.jor Anderson’s Men.—Major Anderson savs ot his men: “Until a man is half starved —hail smothered — half poisoned—and on the verge of eter nity in this state, he never can know what moil 1 bad, or understand tlie measure o! valor that made surrender the last thought w ith them.” Size of the American Flag. —The standard of the flag for the a-my is fixed at six feet six inches in length by four feet four indies in with; the number of stripes is thirteen—seven red, and six white. The blue field of stars is the width and square of tlie fi»st seven stripes —Tour red I and three w hite, atul these stripes extend j from the extremity of the field to tho end of the flag. Tho eighth stripe is ! white and font s a pleasant relief to the blue ground of the field. The number of the stars is thirty-four: one being added on the admission of each State. Dk Tocqueville, in his Democracy in America, says: “There aro two tilings which a democratic people will find very difficult: to begin a war aud to end it.” Terrible Reprisal. —The people of Ottawa, 111, thus retort upon Gov. Letch er : Whereas. The Gwcrnor of Virginia has issued his proclamation that tio more flour be shipped to the Northern cities; therefore, be it Peso red, By the citizens of Ottowa, in mass meeting tv scudded, that li'ii.ots will not furnish Virginia with any more tobacco! When one of the city regiments was marching down to the steamer, a young man, who had risen from a sick led to go with iiis company, fainted in the street. A sturdy fellow stepped from tin* crowd on the sidewalk, saving. “Give me his musket and car'ridge box.” They were given to him, and without another word he marched on in the place of the sick man.—-V. Y. Tribune. Men or America —brothers—friends —all, remember this. While man ex ists, while nature gives us her golden, glorious laws of life and beauty, while Spring succeeds to Winter, human liber ty is alwaysprogr ssing and always will progress. The last man will always be the freest Secession and war wili only hasten it. Freedom is never lost and never goes backwards. In every song of the lark it is horn again; wherever goodness and beauty and truth well forth, there Freedom rises to light. It comes with the bursting butj and the rose to life—it is the soul of hap piuess, and man is never happy it. N ever tell us that Freedom ha - u •*' backwards it America. Her sun mV he overcast, hut it is rising—ever t s ; ng. and when the clouds pass away it wi burst forth fairer than over. And we-—-J we may live or die, but never let tin i. • faith in the progress of Freedom, n * more than w e would ottr faith iti the *. | nal beauty of Nature, and in the my. r- i . |of God.— Vanity Fair. ’ i In one of tho Massachusetts regiment* i that have lately passed through this . tv ; was a voting citizen of Maine. He had ! come from that State to Massnel usetts tot i visit his mother, whom ho had not -c--i» ! for five years, and had been with h-r only an hour, whon he was asked if he did not wish to volunteer.. He said h : s grandfather went to Blinker Hill on short notice, and he would go now, so he bade his mother good bye aud was gone.—- N. Y. Tribune. i Ii is an historical fact that every four, ! years, Charleston is visited with tho j( i j low fever in its most malignant type, and ' as if the Lord wished to punish i traitors of that city, this is the ; 1 Yellow Jack makes his appearance. Great need for a Southern Army.— In Dnvia’s Straits. < TERMS: $2,00 per Annum 1 NO. I. THE ST. LOUIS ARSENAL. How it was stripped by an Illinois Volunteer. Tho Chicago Tribune gives an inter esting account of the removal of tho arms from the Arsenal at St. Louis, by Cnpt. Stokes of Chicago. After narrating flow the Cnpt. baffled the secession spi«s, the Tribune says: Cnpt. Stokes immediately telegraphed to Alton to have the steamer City of Alton chop down to tilts Ar.-eun; landing, about midnight. He then returned to the Arsenal and commenced moving tho boxes of guns, -w< igh.ug some three hundred pounds each, dow n to the lower door. About seven hundred men en gaged in the werk. He then took five hundred Kentucky fi nt lock inu-kot*. which had been sent there to be a!t< red, and sent them to he placed on a Mean cr as a Hind to (over his real movenunis. The secessionists nabbed them at once, and raised a perfect Bedlam over the cap ture. A large portion of the outside crowd left the Arsenal when thus move ment was executed; and Cnpt. Lyon t«»« k the remainder who were lying mound a spies, aud locked them up in his guard house. At about eleven o’clock, tho Steamer City of Alb n ca e alongside; u'Miks were shoved out trom the win dows to the main clock, and the boxes s';d di.wn. When the ton thousand were safely on board. Capt. Stok'-s wont to Cnpt. L-ionand Major Callender, i nd urged them, by the most, pressing aj peals, to let them to empty the Arsenal. i They told him to go ahead aud take j whatever he wanted.. According y ho took eleven thousand mere muskets, five iiundr d new rifle carbines, five hun dred revolvers, one hundred and ten thousand musket cartridges, to say noth ing of the camion, and a large quantity ; of miscellaneous accoutrements, leaving only seven thousand muskets in t v e Ars enal, to arm the St. Louis volunteers. When the whole wore on board, about two o’clock Friday morning, the order was given, by the captain of the steamer, to cast? ofl. Judge of the con sternation of all hands when it was found | that she would not move. The arms • had been p’ied in great quantities stronn 1 the engines to protect than against lh« battery on tho levee, and the preat weight had fastened the bows of the boat firmly on a rock, which was tearing a hole through the bottom at every turn of the wheels. A man of less nerve j Ilian Cnptam Stoki-s would have gone ! crazy on the spot. He called the nist n } al lut'ii on hoard, and commenced mov -1 ing the boxes to the stern. Fortunately, vvticn about two bundled boxes ha I been shifted, the boat fell away from the shore, and floated in deep water. ‘Whuh way !’ said Captain Mitchell, of the steamer. ‘Straight to Alton in the reg ular channel,’ replied Captain Stokes.— ‘What if we are attacked ?’ said Cap tain Mitchell. ‘Then wo will fight !’ said Cupt. Stokes. ‘What if we mo overpow red ?’ said Cnpt. M. ‘Run her | to the deepest part of the river and sit.k j her, replied Cnpt. S. ‘l’ll doit,’ was the heroic answer of Capt. Mitchell, and way they went past the.secession battei v, past the entire St. Louis levee, and on b» Alton, in the regular channel, where they arrived at 5 o'clock in the mornir g. When the bout touched her landing, Capt. Stokes, fearing pursuit bv some two or three of tlie secession military companies, by which the city of St. Lou is is disgraced, tan lo the Maiket Hor.se and rami the fire bell. Tho citizens ctme flocking pell-mell to the river, in ail sorts of habiliments. Capt. Smkts j informed them of the situation of things !an I point'd out the freight cars. lu i siantly men, women and children hoard ed the steamer, seized the freight and clambered up the levee to the cars.— Rich and poor tugged together with might and main for two hours, when tie* cargo was all deposited in the cars, and tiie train moved oIT, amid their euthu-i- ftstic cheers, for Sprirsufwhi. Punch mvs that it sees there l-ns! 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