The full benefit of example being secured, policy as well as humanity equally forbids that they should be carried further. The virtues of courage and patriotism have given recent proof of their continued presence and increasing power in the hearts and over the lives of our people. *** James Madison Second Inaugural Address Thursday, March 4, 1813 ABOUT to add the solemnity of an oath to the obligations imposed by a second call to the station in which my country heretofore placed me, I find in the presence of this respectable assembly an opportunity of publicly repeating my profound sense of so distinguished a confidence and of the responsibility united with it. "You want so to go out again?" "Awfully!" He smiled at me heroically, and the touching little bravery of it was enhanced by his actually flushing with pain.