At the very nrsi g:inre, PerUaps it miglH seein As thougli 'twould be wrong (While crossing a stream)J To try and iwp horses, For by chanco yon might get Tour reins in coul'usion, Ihas riskiug a "wet." The olil Union wagon Is now in the Houd, 'Tis a dangerous curreut, A torrent o.' blood ; Xhe qnicksanda of error Have swallowed eixcli wheel, ' No bottotn npliolds it Save a few points of steel. Tliere was onco a foundation Of sentiment, stiong In favor of Union 'öa'tnst secession wrong, OU Abe kicked the bottom fvom ntider his feet, Uniling tbe quicksauds He Iias'.ened to meet. The vehide tiembles In the swift rushing tide, The "Abe" horse is balky And stubborn beside, He's proved himself maflsb, A regalar jack, Turn him out ! Bap him off t Harneas in "Little Mac." ■Yliitmore Lake, Oct. lst, 1864. J. W. N.