" I could see it, in her face, at last clear itself; she put out her hand to me as a pledge. Your fond son, Stephen How far away they were! There was cold sunlight outside the window. Employed in the service of my country abroad during the whole course of these transactions, I first saw the Constitution of the United States in a foreign country. It shall be displayed to the extent of my humble abilities in continued efforts so to administer the Government as to preserve their liberty and promote their happiness.