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GARIBALDI. T; The following is an extract from a private letter, dated Varignano, Oct. 1:— The General improves. If one did not know that a rascally ball had broken the malleolus if the foot could turn on its own pivot; if the frame were not emaciated by the fever of the body, which is lessened, and by the fever of the mind, which still burns-the colour of his face, his serene eye, and sometimes the hilarity of his lip, would tempt one into believing the attempted heroicide of Aspro- monte a total failure. But last night he never slept.; nothing could make him sleep. He felt and feels in his heel the strangest sensation, as though, with all his might, he was striking it against an anvil. These are his words. Several times the ligatures and plasters were un- loosed, and a larger space left between the machine and the heel, and this was anointed with cold pomade. Still this sensation increases, lasts, goes away, and returns to torment him. The machine of which I speak was put into operation three days ago. It is a sort of iron cage, in which is suspended a cradle of swathes-a sort of hanging cradle-into which the leg is slowly let down on its soft pillow. Here the leg is extended and the foot of the patient supported. This useful p-ece of mechanism was brought from. London by Dr. Partridge, who ordered it of the- maker, Mr. Mathews, of Lincoln's-inn. I thank them both. With the leg suspended in this man- ner we easily dress his wounds, from a bed on the other side, and we lower him horizontally when lie wishes to sleep, and raise him up when he wishes to readorwrite. Intheseoperationshegiveshisordersin his metallic and sympathetic tones as if he were giving the word of command on board ship. Orders short and precise, a sharp look if the move gives him, pain, a sweet expression if effected ably and easily. The lion now sleeps, and I write, and he thanks you for the interest you take. We don't want nurses or any other women here. They would only make a confusion. The invalid wants for- nothing. No, I make a mistake. He would get well sooner if the fatal ministers who have suc- ceeded Cavour were by a plebiscitum expelled from this beautiful country which they have always outraged, and banished to England, where from your great people they would learn dignity. They grew arrogant, and they will die of a new morbus—- vanity, and concentrated ambition for self. Spread it oil yo„, tut pusseastrtSHof Rome is a question of life and death. If the French are to remain in Rome, the priests, the Bourbons, the Austrians, all burning with Satanic hatred against Italy, will foment conspiracies, spiritual and temporal, against our unity. They will re-inundate with assassins the Southern provinces; they will weary out our soldiers in the pursuit of these they will impede the Government in the easy collection of the taxes; they will hinder the levies; and they will make our magnanimous ally speak thus. There is no sympathy between the peoples of the north and south in Italy. I predicted it in 1859. There must be confederation and not unity. Napo- leon on the throne of Naples—while in Rome we will make the Pope's person respected. Vittoire may have the rest. Sicily, independent and confe- derate and I will help on the conquest of Venice by pillaging the Italians to make them pay all the debts of Austria. Behold Italy free and indepen- dent from the Alps to the Adriatic, as-I proclaimed her in 1859

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