In result the incident was extremely damaging to the South, for it tended more than any single Border-Ruffian crime in Kansas to unite hesitating and wavering opinion in the North against the alarming flood of lawlessness and violence, which as a rule found its origin and its defense in the ranks of the pro-slavery party.
Don't see how I'm going to tell you--" "You needn't hesitate," Robinson encouraged him. "
Seeing her hesitate, he said again, "Come."
Observing his worship hesitate, I thought this was the time to push the matter a little further.
For one thing, I wanted to ask you--" She hesitated, for it was hard to strike the right note.