It's beyond everything, for a young lady; and I can't think wherever she must have picked up--" "The appalling language she applied to me? I can, then!" I broke in with a laugh that was doubtless significant enough. They are too deeply rooted in the principles of our national life to be altered. It would be fitting and good, I think, if on each Inauguration Day in future years it should be declared a day of prayer. Wells looked round to see if anyone was coming.