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oo large a man to stand on any party platform.
He planted his feet on the Rock of Ages — the Eternal Truth — and was therefore never shaken in his policy or principles.
Of course, he was not pleased with what he found and saw in Kansas.
There were too much policy, too much politics, and too general a regard for personal safety and comfort.
He would have preferred a good deal less riding about, especially at night, with more solid fighting.
Redpath, who visited him in his camp near Prairie City, not long before the battle of Black Jack, says:
I shall not soon forget the scene that there opened to my view.
Near the edge of the creek, a dozen horses were tied, all ready saddled for a ride for life, or a hunt after Southern invaders.
A dozen rifles and sabres were stacked around the trees.
In an open space, amid the shady and lofty woods, there was a great blazing fire with a pot on it; a woman, bare-headed, with an honest, sun-burnt face, was picking blackberries from the b