The people of the United States have decreed that on this day the control of their Government in its legislative and executive branches shall be given to a political party pledged in the most positive terms to the accomplishment of tariff reform. His sensitive nature was still smarting under the lashes of an undivined and squalid way of life. Our meal was of the briefest--mine a vain pretense, and I had the things immediately removed. " "And what did she say?" I can hear the good woman still, and the candor of her stupefaction.