" "Oh, _I_ have!" I said. He felt his whole body hot and confused in a moment. Under the present depression of prices, affecting all the productions of the country and every branch of industry, proceeding from causes explained on a former occasion, the revenue has considerably diminished, the effect of which has been to compel Congress either to abandon these great measures of defense or to resort to loans or internal taxes to supply the deficiency. Thought this in bed last night but was too lazy and free to add to it.