As a Senator I am opposed to duelling. As Ben. Wade, I recognize the code.
Ben Code I I Am Opposed
Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere.
Am Anywhere I I Am Sir
You can never conquer us, we will die first.
Die First Never Us Will
But, sir, I shall take the path of duty and shall not swerve from it.
I Path Shall Sir Swerve
I am amazed at the facility with which some men follow in the wake of slavery.
Amazed Facility Follow I I Am
I am not unconscious of the persuasive power exerted by these considerations to drag men along in the current; but I am not at liberty to travel that road.
Am Considerations Current Drag Exerted