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VOL. I—NO. 66.
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SOUTH CAROLINA DOINGS OF
Obs ontological Table of .Advances
rKET.XNG OF THE TltOOl*gt
Deatruotlon of Columbia.
Wc extract from an admirably written ac
count ill the “New York Herald” the follow
ing statement of the way the- campaign was
conducted in South Carolina, “the hot-bed ol
Secession,” the original “nest of Treason.”
The'account is dated at Fayetteville March
CiiItONOLOOY or THE CAROLINA CAMPAIGN.
lCth. Right wing (Fifteenth find Seven
teentii corps) transferred from Savannah to
20th. Left wing left Savannah, inarching
on either side of the Savannah river towards
23d. General Shennan transferred head
quarters from Savann ah to Beaufort.
Ibith. Left wing delayed by rains in camp,
seven miles from Savannah.'
26th. Left wing at Springfield.
27th. Advance of the ielt wing reached
29th. Right wing moved from Pocotallgo
towards the Combahce river. Left wing in
camp at Sister’s Ferry, delayed bv rain and
30th. Right wing moved along the Savan
nah and Charleston Rail Road, and between
the rail road and McPhersonvllle, encoun
tering small parties of the rebel cavalry.
Left wing still at Sister’s Ferry.
31st. Right wing at McPnersonville. Left
wing at Sister’s Ferry.
Ist. Right wing moved from McPherson
ville towards Hickory Hill. Left wing still
water and mud bound at Sisters Ferry?
3d. Right wing moved to Brighton’s
Bridge, over tue Saltkatcbe, when enemy
made resistance to the passage of the stream
and burned the bridge
ftli. Right wing effected passage of the
Saltketche. Left wing moved across to Sa
fith Right wing crossed Whipp Swamp.
Left wing moved to B: ighton, which had
been burned by tho rebel cavalry.
6th. Advance of the .right wing fought
Wheeler at Orange Church on the Little- Sait
7tb. R : ght wing at Bamburg and Midway
on Charleston ana Augusta Railroad. Left
wing moved to Lawton ville, which was burn
ed by the Twentieth Corps.
3th. Right wing crossed the South Edisto
river. Left wing in camp at Lawtonvilie.
Olh. Right wing at Grahamville. Left
wing reached Allendale.
loth. Right wing crossed North Edisto
river. Left wing reached Fiddle Pond, near
14th. Right wing captured Orangeburg. !
Left wing marched through Barnwell, which j
was left in ashes, and encamped three miles :
from White Pond station.
12th. Right wring made a rapid march j
from Orangeburg towards Congaree and j
Columbia. The left wing tore up ten miles |
of the Charleston and Augusta Railroad.
13th. Left wring crossed tlie South Edisto
25th. Right wing effected the passage of the
Congaree, and began shelling Columbia.—
General Carlin, in the advance of the left
wing, skirmished with the rebels near Lex
ington, capturing and burning the town.
16th. The right wing confronting Colum
bia. Left wing marched to Harper’s Ferry,
ou the Saluda River, and crossed.
17th. Right wing occupied Columbia.
Same night Columbia was burned. Left wing
reached the Broad river.
IStb. Right wing in-camp at Columbia,
and left wing in camp on Broad river.
19th. tLel't wing crossed the Broad and des
troyed Greenville and Columbia Railroad,
ramping near Alston.
b\.th. Right wing left Columbia, destroy
ing railroad to \Vinngboro’. Left wing
moved to and crossed Little River.
- Ist. The whole army was concentrated
at WiunsboroVthus leading Johnson to sup
pose that it was Sherman's intention to push
22d. Right wing engaged in passage of
the Wateree*river at Pay’s iFerry. Left wing
n>re up the railroad above Wiunsboro’ and
moved to Youngsviile.
33d. Right wing on Lynch’s creek. Lett
wing reached Rocky Mount, Catawba river.
24th. Part of the left wing crossed the
Catawba (or Wateree) river.
2, r >th. Right wing captured Camden..—
Leit wing passing Catawba river.
27th. Left wing still engaged in difficult
passage of the Catawba. Gen. Carlin had a
light with Wheeler's cavalry.
23th. Right wing moved from Camden
towards Cberaw, encamping on Lynch’s
creek and baiting for three days, waiting for
the left wing, delayed at the Catawba river,
to get up.
}**•■ Lcfft wing moved to Hangiug Rock.
2 ( l- Left wing marched to Horton s Ferry
or Lynch’s creek.
savannah; ga., Wednesday, april 5, 1865.
3d. The left wing being up, the whole
army crossed Lynch’s creek.
Am. Right wing captured Cheraw. Left
tying crossed Thompson’s creek.
6th. Right wing and part orthe left cr<?ss
ed the Great Pedee river. Davis’ corps of
the left wing moved up to Sneedsboro’.
6th. Davis crossed the great Pedee, and
the whole army was massed to move on
7th. Left wing moved to near Downing
Sth.. Right wing at Laurel Hill.
9th. The whole army marched ou the
several roads converging at Fayetteville to
within twenty miles of the place*
10th. Marched to within ten miles of
Fayettville in line of battle, anticipating an
engagement with Hardee. Kilpatrick’s cav
alry struck the rear ot Hardee's retreating
forces near Fayettville. and engaged Hamp
ton in one of the finest cavalry battles of the'
11 th. The whole army entered Fayettville
having in the campaign for fif
ty-four days, and having marched four huu
clred and forty-three miies.
THE FEELING OF THE TROOPS.
There can be no denial of tho assertion
that tho feeling among the troops wa3 one
extreme bitterness towards the people of the
State of South Carolina. It was freely ex
pressed as the column hurried over thebridge
at Sisters Ft-ary, eager to commence the
punishment ot “original secessionists.”—
Threatening words were heard from soldiers
who prided themselves on “conservatism in
house-burning'’ while in Georgia, aud officers
openTy confessed their fears that the coming
campaign would be a wicked one. Just or
unjust as this feeling was towarus the coun
try people of South Carolina, it was univer
sal. I first saw its fruits at Rarysburg, where
two or three piles of blackened brick and an
acre or so of dying embers marked the sight
of an old revolutionary town. And this be
fore the column had fa*irly got its .“hand in.”
GENERAL SHERMAN’S VISIT TO W OODLANDS.
At Woodlands, about one mile south of
Midway, is the residence of the great novel
ist, Mr. Simms. It is an old-fashioned brick
building, with massive, ungainly porticos.
It is a strange castellated appearing affair,
with something of a weird look about it.
Our skirmishers and foragers paid a hasty
visit to Mr. Simms, and as he was not at
home they thought they would do the honors
of the house themselves, and fell to helping
themselves liberally. On hearing this
Major-General Frank Blair placed a guard
over the place to ptotect the house, furni
ture and fine library. Mr. Simms is a thor
ough, rabid secessionist, full of Southern
prejudices, and a fierce calumniator of
Northern character and institutions.
Mr. Simm’s plantation is a good type of
the lowland plantations of South Carolina.
Since we left Savannah the country w T as one
vast lowland plain. In front of Mr. Simms’
house are tome venerable trees, beneath
which the vine and cypress have formed
fantastic bowers, with their delicate foliage
aud garlands of hanging moss. Not tar
from the residence is a dark, solemn swamp,
formed by the expansion of the Edisto over
the lowlands. This is full of fallen trees,
gothic arches of cypress and vines interlac
ing their branches in strange shapes, while
the overspreading moss w T aves its funereal
looking pall over the miasmatic, poisonous
air of swamp lands. Here revel in secure
enjoyment wild fowl, serpents and alligators.
Such dismal swamps are frequent in Car
olina, but chiefly abound along the sea coast
from Savannah to Chaileston.
Orangeburg is on the Columbia branch of
the South Carolina Railroad, ninety-sevtn
miles from Charleston and forty-seven from
Columbia. It had been a pretty place before
the rvar, and had a population close on two
When I reached the city it was in flames -
Our men say' that they found several houses,
in which cotton was stored, on .fire when
they' entered it. Be this as it may', the whole
town w r as soon in flames, and by' the follow
ing morning one heap of ashes.
The tasteful churches, with their tall stee
ples, and about fifty private houses alone
escaped. A large amount of cotton was also
The capital of South Caroliua is one hun
dred and twenty-eight miles from Charleston
by railway. It has been a beautiful city,
situated just at the conflux of the Saluda and
Broad Rivers, which form the Congaree. It
was fumed for its fine public buildings, its
magnificent private residences, with their
lovely flower gardens, which savored of
Oriental ease and luxury. It is hard to con
ceive a citv more beautifully situated or more
gorgeously embellished, with splendidly
shaded walks and drives, with flowers,
shrubberies and plantations. Birds gos bril
iant plumage sang and sported in its gar
dens, under the delicious influences of the
The city was laid out in 1787, and had
rapidly increased in beauty and popula ion,
the latter amounting to about ten thousand
previous to the war. Most of its stores and
public buildings were of brick, while most, of
the private residences were framed, neatly
paiuted, with piazzas hanging with plants
and creepers. Its, churches, insane asylums,
colleges and other public buildings were very
line. The new Capitol, built of granite,
would be a magnificent building if complet
ed. Columbia College, the A/mu Mater of
the Tazewells, the Barnwells, the Rhetts, the
Hamptons, and other distinguished men, is a
splendid educational establishment. The
park is a lovely promenade, while the private
residences are unsurpassed in the elegance of
their finish, the beauty of their grounds, and
the luxury of their fittings. A spell of ease
and voluptuous luxury seemed to pervade
the place. Flowers, pictures, statuary, select
libraries, all that the arts and sciences’ could
contribute, adorned its halls and private resi
dences. In the house of General John C.
Preston, formerly United States Minister and
Senator, where General Logan had his head
quarters, are works both in literature, paint
ing and statuary that would enchant a savant.
In the basement, is a Venuß of Italian marble
and finest workmanship, worth at least from
tm to fifteen thousand dollars. General j
Logan gave orders not to'have the house!
burned.||Woodlands, the residence of General
Wade Hampton, was a magnificent place,
but has been burned down by our soldiers
He is married to Preston's sister. It is no
wonder that Eve was discontented in Para
dise when a people with so much to gratify
the most epicurean tastes rebelled.
CAPTCRK OF COLUMBIA.
The rebels lost forty-five pieces of artil
lery', fifteen locomotives, immense Govern
ment stores of all kinds, 'besides a large
amount of cannon. Piles of cotton were
burning along the streets when our troops
entered, but a great deal was yet untouched.
There were nqfjpwer than nine Generals aud
one Governor m Columbia just a few hours
betore our occupation. These included
Johnston, Beauregard, Ilatnpttm, Wheeler
aud Butler. They were expecting up to the
last moment to be reinforced by Lee’s troops
from Branchyille, and Dick Taylor s from
Augusta". Besides, hearing of Sherman’s
army'threatening Augusta and Branchville,
they thought there was nothing but a small
raiding party threatening Columbia. They
little knew limv they' werfe out-manoeuvred.
NIGHT IN COLUMBIA.
Coming on night, crowds of our escaped
prisoners, soldiers and negroes, intoxicated
with their new born liberty, which they
looked upon as license to do as they
pleased, were parading the streets in groups.
As soon as night set in there ensued a sad
scene indeed. The suburbs were first set on
fire, some assert by the burning cotton which
the rebels had piled along the streets. Pil
laging gaDgs soon fired the heart ot the
town, then entered the houses, in many in
stances carrying off articles ot value. 'The
flames soon burst out in all parts of the city,
aud the streets were quickK crowded with
helpless women and children—some in their
night clothes. Agonized mothers, seeking
their children, all affrighted and terrified,
were rushing on all sides from the raging
flames aud i lliug houses. Invalids ha?l to
be dragged from tneir beds, and lay' exposed
to the flames aud smoke that swept the
streets, or to the cold of the open air in back
GENERAL HAZEN COSES TO THE RESCUE,
' Towards morning, General Hazen. who lay
encamped outside of the town, hearing of
the sad state of affairs, ordered Col. Dinner
and his brigade to clear out the city and re
store order at the point ot tue bayonet. This
they did, takiug a couple of hundred prison
ers, bayoneting some, and killing one. Seve
ral officers ventured their lives in this charit
able attempt to restore order. Colonel York,
of General Logan’s staff, was fired on • while
thus engaged. It is to be regretted that the
burning of the city was accompanied by
many riotous scenes. Sherman and Ira gene
rals are very much hurt about it, as it was
quite against their orders.
WHO IS TO BLAME ?
The negroes and escaped prisoners were
infuriated, and easily incited the inebriated
soldiers to joiu them in their work, of van
dalism. Governor Magrath and Gen. Wade
Hnmpion are partly aecovurtWile for the de
struction ol their city. General Beauregard,
the Mayor, Mr. Goodwin, and many others,
vvauted to send a delegation as far as Orange
burg to surrender the city, and when evacu
ating destroy all the liquors. In both of
these wise views they were overruled by' the
Governor and Wade Hampton—the latter
stating that he would defend the town from
house to house.
COLUMBIA NEXT DAY.
The 18th of February dawned upon a city
of ruins. All the business portion—the main
streets, the old capito!, the churches, and
several public aud private buildings, were
one pile of rubbish and bricks. Nothing re
mained but the tall specti©-looking chimneys
The noble looking trees that snaded Die
streets, the flower gardens that graced them,
were blasted aud withered by fire. The
s'reets were full of rubbish, broken furniture
and groups of crouching, desponding, weep
ing women and children-
was a day of quiet in the city. The Sabbath
bells tolled from the few Churches remain -
ing, but there was something solemn and
melancholy in their chime, and sorrmviug
hearts knelt to the Lord for hope and com
DEPARTMENT OP THE ©OT.F.
Havana, March 26, 1805.
Yesterday morning, very early, the fa
mous English 'Steamer Denbigh arrived from
Galveston. She brought papers from Hous
ton to the 18th.
Gen. T. I. Chalmers is dead.
A letter from Galveston states that that
city will be defended to the last. The gar
rison is composed of veteran troops under
the command of Gen. Harms.
A treaty is about being arranged with the
“wild tribes" of Indians. The Grand Coun
cil is to meet May 15 (?)
On the 3d instant there was a large meet
ing held at San Antonio of the inhabitants
of Arizona, New 7 Mexico, and the County of
El Paso, to decide upon the capture or occu
pation of the Western Territory and the
opening of a way to California. 'The meet
ing was presided over by Gen. Magoffin. It
was stated that 10,000 recruits could be easi
ly procured from California for the Confed
A commission was appointed to confer
with the General commanding the Trans-
Mississippi Department, composed of Gen.
Magoffin, Major Coopwood, Colonels Shoal
water aud Kennedy, Doctor Omiugs and
In Houston, a soldier who had mutinied
was put in a barrel with his head and feet
out, and then rolled up and down Main si.,—
.the soldier exclaiming, “This is the way to
make good soldiers.’’
There was quite an uprising in the garri
son at Galveston on the night of the 26th
ult., resulting in several being killed and
Sydney Smith, on one occasion,
went to Brighton, to use the baths, hop
ing thereby to reduce his corpulency.—
After a while an acquaintance met him and
said, “You are certainty thinner than when
I saw you last." “Yes," was the reply, “I
have only been ten days here, but they have
scraped enough off me already to make a
FROM THE CONFEDERACY.
Official Revelations of its Secrets.
ITS MILITAKY BTKEIVGTH
[From tho New York Tribune.]
Washington, March 34, 1865.
Information has been placed in my hands
touching several points of great importance
in regard to the Rebellion, its military
strength, its condition, the opinion and hopes
of its political and military leaders, and the
judgment of one of its most prominent men
upon the possibilities, and terms of peace.
Without comment of mine, I submit them to
you, with the single* remark that for every
tact lam about to state there is unimpeach
able authority', and that these statements
bear in themselves evidence of their authenti
city and credibility.
First as to the military strength of the Con
federacy'. The ligures whieh I give do not
date later than February 4,18 CT., at which
date they were not merely accurate, but
were compiled from the official records of the
Confederate War Department.
On the 4th of February, 1865, the entire
available force of the Confederacy was 162,-
000 men. They were distributed as follows :
Lee’s army ' ...64,000
Bragg, including Hoke’s division 9,000
Beauregard and Hardee 22,000
Dick Taylor, D. H. Hill, and Howell Cobb... T.OOo
West of Mississippi 60,000
The 22,000 under Beauregard and Hardee
includes the late army of Hood, aud all the
forces which evacuated .Savannah and
Charleston. The 9,000 of Bragg include all
the garrison of Wilmington. These 31,000
men conntitute the bulk of the army now
under Johnston in North Carolina, with such
additions as have lately been made. The
7,000 under Taylor, Hill, and Cobb, are or
were scattered through Georgia, Alabama
and Mississippi, part of them constituting the
present garrison of Mobile.
Os Hood's army, the following is a correct
Entered Tennessee .47,000
Came out 17.M10
■ Nett loss of the campaign 29,000
In East Tennessee and West Virginia there
were in February but 4,500 men altogether,
and the greater part of them were transfer
red March 1, and thereabout to Lynchburg.
OEM. LEE’S TESTIMONY.
A Committee of tho Rebel Senate was en
gaged early in the present year in an inquiry
into the condition of the Confederacy.
Among the witnesses summoned betore them
was Gen. Lee, and the following are extracts
from his testimony, on the 24 th January.
Question by Senator Hunter — What is your
opinion as to evacuating Richmond, and
withdrawing the army to North Carolina?
Answer —la my opinion it would be a
bad movement. The Virginia troops would
not go to North Carolina: they wouid go
Question—Do you think we have troops
enough for the next campaign ?
Answer—l do not. We cannot last till
Qstestion— What do you think of the policy
of arming 200,000 negroes?
Answer —ls we are to carry on the War,
that is the least of evils; but in such an
event the negroes must have their liberty.
Question— l)o you think we could succeed
by putting the negroes into the field ?
Answer —That would depend on circum
stances. We could at least carry on the
war for another year.
Question by Senator HU/—W hat is the sen
timent of the army in relation to peace ?
Answer—lt is almost unanimous for peace. —
The men wijl fight longer if necessary, but
they believe we caunot continue the war
through another campaign.
Question by Senator Graham — What is your
individual opinion on the subject ot peace?
Answer — l think the best policy is to make
peace on the plan proposed by Mr. Stephens.
The people and the country ought to be saved
Question by Senator Walker —ls peace be not
made before Spring, will you consent to take
command of ad the armies of the confedera
cy, with unlimited poweis?
Answer—l will take any position to which
my country assigns me and do the best I can,
but I do not think I can save the came now.
No human power can save it. Had I been as
signed such a place one year ago, I think I
could have made our condition better than it
now 7 is.
Question by Senator Orr— You think, then,
General, that the best solution of our diffi
culties is to make peace on the Stephens
Answer —Yes, that is the best policy now.
I think the army and the people ought to be
; saved if all else is lost.
THE PASSPORT SYSTEM.
Department of the East, )
Headquarters, Maj Gen. Peck, >
No. 37 Bleecker st, N. Y., March 28.)
Circular. —l. The undersigned has been
directed by Major General Dix, commanding
the Department of the East, to execute the
i orders of the President prohibiting travellers
I from entering the United States from foreign
countries by sea without passports.
11. The attention of all is called to said
orders, aud to General Orders. No. 7, ot Janu
ary 28, 1865, from Headquarters of the De
partment of the East.
111. In accordance with instructions from
the State and War Departments, the masters
and owners of steamers and passenger ves
sels are notified that no vessel will he allow
ed to discharge, hereafter, bringing pas
sengers wit liout passports duly vised. This
does not apply to ordinary emigrants.
The masters of such steamers and passen
ger vessels must themselves see that all their
passengers embarking at a foreign port for
this country are furnished with passports
duly vise don penalty of detention both of
passengers and cargo on arrival,
John J. Peck, Major General.
Official: Jas- J. MeVay, Lieut, and A. D. C.
A caviler tried to put down his opponr nt
wit n the question, “if Noah did send out a
dove that never returned,where did that bird
go to ?’i ‘•Why,’’ retorted his antagonist, “I
suppose somebody shot it.”
PRICE. 5 CENTS
LITTLE FOOLS AND GREAT ORES.
BY CBARUB MACEAY.
When at the social board you sit.
And pass around the vnue.
Remember, though abuse is vile,
That use may be divine:
That Heaven, in kindness, gave the grape
To cheer both great and small
That litt'e fools will drink too mark.
But great ones not at all.
And when, in youth's too fleeting hours,
You roam the earth alone,
And have not sought some loving heart
That yon may make your own:
Remember Woman’s priceless worth.
And think, when pleasures pall,—
That little fools will love too much.
But great ones not at all..
And if a friend deceive you Mice,
Absolve poor human kind,
Nor rail against your fellow-man
With malice in your mind ;
Bat in your daily intercourse.
Remember lest you fall,—
That little fools confide too much,
But great ones not at all.
In weal or woe, be truthful still;
And in the deepest care
Be bold and resolute, and shua
The coward fool despair.
Let Hope and Work go hand to hand j
* And know whate'er befall,—
That little fools may hope too much,
But great ones not at all.
In work or pleasure, love or drink,
Yonr rule be still the same.
Your work pot toil, your pleasure fun,
Your love a steady flame.
Your drink not maddening, but to cheer,
So shall yonr joy not pall;
For little fools enjoy 100 much,
But great ones not at all.
ODDS AND ENDS, OF NEWS AND IN
Our city ofSavannah is in about the same
fix only more so.
The French Emperor has shaved off his
imperial aud now only wears, in the hirsute
line, his heavy moustache.
Mrs. Charles R. Thorne, (formerly Mias
Emily Mestayer) has finally retired from the
Within a short time three bona fide Ger
man one Irish Baronet, tw6 Greeks
of high degree and one Turk, have been en
listed iu New York.
Ex-Seoator Hale of New Hampshire, has
been confirmed Minister to Spain. The hi
dalgos will find him a “hale fellow well
met,’’ though he don’t speak their lingo.
The St. Paul. Minn., gas company bare
been obliged to suspend operations for want
of coal. They tried to use tamarack wood
instead, but it made poor gas.
Dr. Van Dyck, of the Syrian Mission, has
jiist completed a translation of the Scripture*
into Arabic. The work has occupied sixteen
years. 34,000 copies, it is stated, of the Npw
Testament have already been printed. ’
In a recent letter of General Banks, ad
dressed to the Liberator, in defense of his
labor system in New Orleans, he says : “I
have been silent because I have been strong.
Had I been as infamous as some men, I might
have been as noisy.”
Hon. C. L. Vallarjdigham having been
mentioned in connection with the office of
Governor, the Dayton (Ohio) Empire an
nounces that under no circumstances, will he
consent to be a candidate.
Hon Richard Frothingham, the able his- •
torial of Charlestown, and of the early Rev
olution, after 13 years’ service, has left the
editorial staff of the Boston Post. It is un
derstood he will give his time to literary pur
A Mr. Russell of Great Falls, N. H., has
recently died from taking a quack doctor’s
prescription,—the doctor ordering a tea
spoonful three times a day when ten drops
were sufficient. A widow is left with six
Baron Liebig, the German scientific gen
tleman, has discovered a substitute sos hu
man (or mother’s) milk. Some of the Baron’s
rivals are now trying to get ahead of him by
inventing a substitute for mothers them
selves. Every infant is to be its own mother.
The value of the cotton exported from
Alexandria, in Egypt, last year, is estimated
at one hundred and twenty millions. The
farmers paid so njuch atten ion to the culti
vation of cotton ihat there is now a great
scarcity of provisions.
A laborer in the treasury department, named
Davis, while engaged in sweeping tho build
ing on Saturday evening, found a package
containing one hundred and seventy thousand
dollars, which, with rave honesty for these
degenerated times, he returned to Secretary
To Mr. Jonathan Hastings, of Cambridge,
ia ascribed the origin of the the term Yankee,
so offensive to Southern ears in 1713. He used
it to express excellence—as, a “Yankee good
horse,,’ or “Yankee good cider.” The stu
dents of Harvard soon caught it and used it
as a term of reproach.
The Tribune says
The Hon. Chas. W. Bradly, formerly Sec
retary of State of Connecticut and United
States consul at China, under President
Pierce, died on Wednesday last. He was
considered the best versed in Chinesehiatory,
language, and manners of Jiving Ame
Jerrold was seriously disappointed with a
book written by one of his friends. This
friend heard that Jerrold had expressed his
Friend (to Jerrold)—.l hear you said
wa9 the worst book I ever wrote.
Jerrold—No, I didn’t. I said it was the
worst book anybody ever w rote.
Sheridan was one day much annoyed by a
fellow-member of the House of Commons,*
who kept crying out every few minutes,
“Hear! hear!’’ During the debate he ,took
occasion to describe a political contemporary
that wished to play rogue, but wbo only had
eense enough to act fool. “Where, ” exclaim
sd he, with great emphasis—“where shall we
find a more foolish knave or a more knavish
fool than he!” “Hear! hear!" was shouted
front the troublesome member. Sheridan
turned round, and thanking him tor the
prompt information, sat down amid a general
roar of laughter.