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ANOTHER MARSHLAND SLUICE DESTROYED.

ADDRESS OF GARIBALDI TO THE…

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ADDRESS OF GARIBALDI TO THE ENGLISH NATION. The subjoined address has been forwarded from Varignano by the writer. To the English Nation. Suffering under repeated blows, both moral and phy- sical, a man can more exquisitely feel both good and ill. hurl a malediction at the authors of evil, and consecrate to his benefactors unlimited gratitude and affection. And I owe you gratitude, O! English nation, and I feel it as much as my soul is capable of feeling it. You were my friends in my good fortune, and you will continue your precious friendship to me in my adversity. May God bless you. My gratitude is all the more intense, 0 1 kind nation, that it rises high above all individual feeling, and becomes sublime in the universal sentiment towards nations of which you represent the progress. Yes, you deserve the gratitude of the world, because you offer a safe shelter to the unfortunate from whatever side they may come, and you identify yourself with the misfortune of others you pity and help. The French or Neapolitan exile finds refuge in your bosom against tyranny. He finds sympathy and aid because he is an exile-because he is unfortunate. The Haynaus, the iron executioners of autocrats, will not be supported by the soil of thy free country; thev will fly from the tyran. nicidal anger of thy generous sons. And what should we be in Europe without thy digni- fied behaviour ? Autocracy can strike her exiled ones in other countries where only a bastard freedom is enjoyed -where freedom is but a lie. But let one seek for it on the sacred ground of Albion. I, like so many others, seeing the cause of justice oppressed in so many parts of the world, despair of all human progress. But when I turn my thoughts to you, I find tranquillity from your steady and fearless advancement towards that end to which the human race seems to be called by Pro- vidence. Follow your path undisturbed, O! unconquered na- tion, and be not backward in calling sister nations on the road of human progress. Call the French nation to co-operate with you. You are both worthy to walk hand in hand in the front rank of human improvement. But call her! In all your meetings let the words of concord of the two great sisters resound! Call her! Call hei in every way with your own voice, and with that of her great exiles—with that of her Victor Hugo, the hierophant of sacred brotherhood. Tell her that conquests are to-day an aberration, the emanation of insane minds. And why should we conquer foreign lands when we must all be brothers ? Call her, and do not care if she is for the moment under the dominion of the Spirit of Evil. She will answer in due time, if not to-day, to-morrow; and if not to- morrow, will later answer to the sound of thy generous and regenerating words. Call, and at once, Helvetia's strong sons, and clasp them for ever to thy heart. The warrior sons of the Alps—the Vestals of the aaoroA £ « of freedom m ito xiurvjjGaii cumment. They will be yours! And what allies Call the great American Republic. She is, after all, thy daughter, risen from thy lap; and, however she may go to work, she is struggling to-day for the abolition of slavery so generously pro- claimed by you. Aid her to come from the terrible struggle in which she is involved by the traffickers in human flesh. Help her, and then make her sit by your side in the great assembly of nations, the final work of human reason. Call unto thee such nations as possess free will; and do not delay a day. The initiative that to-day belongs to you might not be yours to-morrow. May God avert this! Who more bravely took the initia- tive than France in '89 ? She, who in that solemn moment gave reason to the world, levelled tyranny to the dust, and consecrated free brotherhood between nations. After almost a century she is reduced to combat the liberty of nations, to protect tyranny, and to direct her efforts to steady, on the ruins of reason, that hideous immoral monstrosity -papacy. Rise, therefore, O! Britannia, and lose no time. Rise with uplifted brow, and point out to other nations the road to follow. War would no longer be possible when a world's congress could judge of the differences between nations. No more standing armies, with which freedom is incompatible! Away with shells and iron plating! Let spades and reaping machines come forth-let the milliards spent in destructive implements be employed to encourage industry, and to diminish the sum of human misery. Begin, O! English people, for the love of God, begin the great era of the human compact, and benefit present generations with so great a gift. Besides Switzerland, Belgium, and others that will rise at your call, you will see other nations urged on by the good sense of populations, rush to the embrace and unite in one. Let London be at the present time the seat of the congress in due course to be chosen by mutual under- standing and general consent. I repeat to you, may God bless you, and may He amply repay you for the benefits you have showered upon me.-With gratitude and affec- tion, thine, G. GARIBALDI. Yarignano, Sept. 28, 1862.

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GARIBALDI.

COUNT ZAMOYSKI.

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