Fool! he sees not the firm root, out of which we all grow, though into branches: nor will beware until he see our small divided maniples cutting through at every angle of his ill-united and unwieldy brigade. Let that be understood by those who practice terrorism and prey upon their neighbors. Look at Ireland's hope! They laughed at his words and gesture. It is believed, and experience has shown, that such a preparation is the best expedient that can be resorted to prevent war.