If the statement be true which we frequently see repeated in the abolition papers, that many of the rebels express their willingness to accept the hard terms offered by Mr. Lincoln — abolition, confiscation and subjugation — and to return to their allegiance, it can readily be imagined that there are few or none, except the most notorious of the rebel leaders, who would refuse the terms a democratic administration, if we had one in power, would offer them. The letter of Hon. T. Butler King, an original secessionist, and a member of the rebel congress, published in these columns recently, is sufficient evidence that the Union might be preserved, and peace restored, on terms honorable to the people of the north, and not more than just to the people of the south. But the "unconditional Unionism" of Mr. Lincoln and his party is nothing more or less than unconditional abolitionism. A man in favor of the Union regardless whether slavery be retained or destroyed, is, in their vocabulary, a rebel, a "copperhead," and "northern traitor." There are many instances in history in which a lie flourished and "dominated" for a time, but there are no instances of a lie and a cheat so hideous as abolitionism acquiring anything but transient power. The American people have been cursed with one administration controlled by this monstrous spirit, and the lessons it has taught them will last through all succeeding time.