It's as old as the idea of a Golden Fleece or a Promised Land. It was the first man's first inkling of heaven." The Boy pricked his ears. Wasn't this heresy? "The old idea of the strenuous, to leave home and comfort and security, and go out to search for wisdom, or holiness, or happiness whether it is gold or the San Grael, the instinct of Search is deep planted in the race.
The United States would stand, as no other nation has ever stood in the world predominant and unselfish on the highest ideals ever reached in human government. It is a vision as splendid as the Holy Grael. Nor have I a shadow of doubt of the eager and faithful following of our people, who would thereby reëstablish once for all our weakened nationality.