The ideal, or even my own ideal, I shall probably not attain. Let be! Let be! Ten years from that wisdom of children to his folly. --A thing happened to myself, Stevie, last autumn, coming on winter, and I never told it to a living soul and you are the first person now I ever told it to. Under the Constitution Congress has power "to declare war," "to raise and support armies," "to provide and maintain a navy," and to call forth the militia to "repel invasions.