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REVIEW OF THE YEAR 1863.

i EXECUTION of a WOMAN-DREADFUL…

GARIBALDI AND VICTOR HUGO.

A MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY.

A SAD CHRISTMAS.

* MAKING THE BEST OF IT.

THE RANK OF SERGEANT-COOK…

TWO HISTORICAL PARALLELS.

THE DEATH OF MR. THACKERAY.

A JEWISH BREACH OF PROMISE.

: THE COST OF THE AMERICAN…

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A CANDID OriNioN.âIf you ask a man to give you his candid opinion, it implies that you are prepared to hear something disagreeable, and that you think it is more likely that what he says will be some- thing disagreeable than otherwise (says the Saturday Ra iev:). It would be too much to say that, in phrases like these, the words "candid opinion" have come themselves to mean" unfavourable opinion;" still they are almost always used in such a way as to imply that a candid opinion will most likely be an un- favourable opinion. WOMEN IN BATTLE !-The correspondent of the Cincinnati Times, describing a fight with part of General Bragg's forces at Ringgold, near Chattanooga, says:â Several of the fair sex were in the Confederate ranks, and certainly conducted themselves with a great deal of courage. We make no reflections on their taste in entering the ranks with negroes and greasy greybacks. Rebeldom now needs every aid on the earth above or in the caverns under it.

THE MARKETS.