Is no premonitory symptom of any such convulsion, unless
we except Mr. Yancey, and that gentleman's throwing
a solitary somerset will hardly turn the continent
head over heels. The administration of Mr. Lincoln will be conservative, because

no government is ever intentionally otherwise, and because power never knowingly undermines the foundation on which it rests. All that the Free States demand is that influence in the councils of the nation to which they are justly entit