I was at Trinity, and I found her at home on my coming down the second summer. --There's real poetry for you, he said. For myself, I ask only, in the words of an ancient leader: "Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?" *** Richard Milhous Nixon First Inaugural Address Monday, January 20, 1969 Senator Dirksen, Mr. They have conducted it through many perils, and generally with great success.