It is vain to expect a well-balanced government without a well-balanced society.
The hopeless grief of those poor colored people affected me more than almost anything else.
The War has been waged with success, although there have been in some instances errors and misfortunes. But the heart of the nation is sounder and its hopes brighter.
This crowd did not diminish through the whole of that cold, wet day; they seemed not to know what was to by their fate since their great benefactor was dead, and though strong and brave men wept when I met them.