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SAINTLY HEROES. Of all the objectionable forms of ssntiuien- tality, one of tho most nauseous is that which seeks to invest with a halo of saintly piety the horrible work of slaughtering and maiming human beings. We have recently met with its recurrence in a too familiar form. A ctifain lady orator 00-41 Temperance platform, in-,fnu- merating the good'deeds of a teetotr.1 convert, an artilleryman in the Crimean War, stated that, while serving his guns for hours under fire, U bis heart, was full of prace andjoy." This description of saint!mess is thus commented ON by a writer in the ''Saturday Review —" The notion of a gunner getting a good on' with his piece, at a dense column of Russians, and feeling his heart full of peace' and 'jov,' as he nieiwerl them down, is probably unique among the records of Christian heredsin." During the late American War, there was much similar sentimentality uttered respecting the holiness of "Christian warfare." How Christian" the events of that war were is but too well known. The following incident at tho taking of Fort Saunders in Tennessee affords an illustration. The Confederates, under General Longstreet, came rushing forwards to charge a regiment of Massachusetts men from eminently Christian New England. These had prepared for their Southern brethren by chivalrously stretching wires from stump to stump of the felled trees in front of their entrenchments. Ovor these wires the impetuous Confederates fell in all directions, and of courso became easy victims to the Federal batteries above them. But further, the Northern chremicle records, Our artillerymen hurled shot by hand forward upon the fallen and doomed rebels." Hot and hotter also came the storm of shell from the batteries till the ground over which they passed was carpeted with the slain. The ditch was tilled with the dead and with the wounded writhing in their agonies. Not one of the Con- federates faltered not a score of them escaped. And then the rising sun looked down through the cold mist and chill of a November moruing on a thousand prostrate rebels, the victims of so called Christian warfare.

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