"And how much will YOU, Miles, have to tell him? There are things he'll ask you!" He turned it over. He was sitting in the narrow breakfast room high up in the old dark-windowed house. *** William Howard Taft Inaugural Address Thursday, March 4, 1909 My Fellow-Citizens: ANYONE who has taken the oath I have just taken must feel a heavy weight of responsibility. Which was the reason why our sage and serious poet Spenser, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas, describing true temperance under the person of Guion, brings him in with his palmer through the cave of Mammon, and the bower of earthly bliss, that he might see and know, and yet abstain.