The prosperity of Porto Rico continues unabated. TOWER OF IVORY they used to say, HOUSE OF GOLD! How could a woman be a tower of ivory or a house of gold? Who was right then? And he remembered the evening in the infirmary in Clongowes, the dark waters, the light at the pierhead and the moan of sorrow from the people when they had heard. A President is neither prince nor pope, and I don't seek a window on men's souls. --Then MacCann is a sulphur-yellow liar, said Lynch energetically.