It is a dedication and consecration under God to the highest office in service of our people. --Stephaneforos! What were they now but cerements shaken from the body of death--the fear he had walked in night and day, the incertitude that had ringed him round, the shame that had abased him within and without-- cerements, the linens of the grave? His soul had arisen from the grave of boyhood, spurning her grave-clothes. Those who have a true understanding of America know that we have no desire for territorial expansion, for economic or other domination of other peoples. His days and works and thoughts could make no atonement for him, the fountains of sanctifying grace having ceased to refresh his soul.