example: "That was a stirring speech you gave in there, Mr. President."
"Mighty indeed; we can but do our duty to safeguard democracy, Mr. President"
"...protect the peace..."
"clean it up in no time..."
"Mr. President?""Hmm? Oh, yes of course," he roused himself; "peace. We must be strong in the months ahead. Yes...such is our duty..." He looked up and I was startled. His eyes were rimmed with shadow--haunted almost, as if every brave word he recited were treading some deep lachrymose well.
We shuffled uncomfortably out, and as I closed the door softly behind me, I saw him put his face in his hands and weep.