" They are rapidly laying the material foundations of self-support, widening their circle of intelligence, and beginning to enjoy the blessings that gather around the homes of the industrious poor. He was terribly short with anything of that kind, and if people were all right to HIM--" "He wouldn't be bothered with more?" This squared well enough with my impressions of him: he was not a trouble-loving gentleman, nor so very particular perhaps about some of the company HE kept. He turned to the flyleaf of the geography and read what he had written there: himself, his name and where he was. And all this because we have worked and acted together, not as members of political parties, but as Americans.