One step into the room had sufficed; my vision was instantaneous; it was all there. In such measures as I may be called on to pursue in regard to the rights of the separate States I hope to be animated by a proper respect for those sovereign members of our Union, taking care not to confound the powers they have reserved to themselves with those they have granted to the Confederacy. With the great Government went many deep secret things which we too long delayed to look into and scrutinize with candid, fearless eyes. "But he IS handsome?" I saw the way to help her.