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The following cffuaion of folly is copied (rom the Richmond Whig of tho 25th uit. The South - now owing the North hundrcds of millions which shc can never pay - not producing enough for her own support, by more than fifty millions a yeár, utterly dependent upon the forbearance and charity of iho free, enterprising and ndustrious North; the South, bankrupt and pauper aa she is, diaordered in every pari ofhersyatem, and covered all over with the black leproay of slavory, now gravelv demanda entire and final Bubmissipn to her dictutions, and threatens, in case of noncotnpliance- what? why, 'that exiremity? tobeeure! and what is 'that eitremity'? Simply the withdrawal of a Bankrupt's custom- the refusal of a Pauper to pay luxes - the removal of a diseased or putrid member from the otherwise heallhful and vigorous body !- Vcrily, a dissolution of 'íAw glorioua uniou1 must bo awful indeed ! But let the trembliog Nortb listen to her deatiny : 'When ihe subject (Abolition Petitions) comes up again, stronger action than ia contemplated by the 21st rule, will bc propoaod. The true friends of the South will not be satiefied with adopting that rule, by which the controrerey will only be deferred for two years, 0-when the bouth ehall be weaker than she ia at preset.-C They will then REQUJRE that the queetion be Bettled, on one way or the other. They will cali upon the Norih to show their hands- to claim all they want -and to have a full and final settlement of accounts. The 21et rule is, at most, a mere temporary expedient; and without giying any permanent protection to our right?, serves to inflame the public mind at the North, and keep alive the agitation We want something more aubstantial, and more conclusive - and that we WILL HAVE, at the regular session. We will know of the North what ihey desire. lf thoy ask nothing more than we can grant, thore will be an end to the contest- if they ask more, we can refuse il - and f they persist, we can resort to that extremity,. which, if it be inevitable, the sooner it comes,the better." The nature of that dreadful "extremity" so solemnly hinted at, in the cloeing 8èn- tenco, we do not profes3 to underaland. - . We hope, however, that our Southern friends do not mean to imítate the rash example of the fooiiah urchin who tkreatened to hang bimself because his father would noi let him set the house on