•He had a passion for finding out what was happening in foreign lands wherever there
was trouble, and in
pursuit of his investigations he shrank from no risk.”
•“…I had always been afraid that he would take one risk too many.Nothing escaped his observation, and he allowed no obstacle to turn from his
course when he thought
that there was some fact, which he could obtain.
•He had the almost unfailing knack of getting at things that mattered.”