but with the exception of a few wounds &
three or four deaths it was a bloodless con-
-test -- chiefly mischievous for the fright it gave
the women & the licensed forays of the
dishonest & idle who joined the insurgents
-- Those who had fancied that equality of
rights & privileges would make equality
of condition, -- that the mountains & mole-
-hills of gentle descent, education & fortune
would all sink before the proclamation
of a republic to one level were grievous
ly disappointed, & the old war was
waged that began with the revolt in Heaven & has
broken been continued down to
our day of Socialism -- The gentle
-men were called the 'ruffled shirts'
& so much had the war impoverished -- They