Surely I do not misinterpret the spirit of the occasion when I assume that the whole body of the people covenant with me and with each other to-day to support and defend the Constitution and the Union of the States, to yield willing obedience to all the laws and each to every other citizen his equal civil and political rights. " I took this in still more than, probably, I showed. Do you like it better?" My face had made her rueful. He might have been standing at the bottom of the sea and raising his eyes to some faint green twilight.