Category Archives: Books Publishing and Writing

In Vain Did the Opponents Urge That This Was Irregular

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In Pennsylvania the proceedings connected with the ratification were precipitous and narrowly escaped being irregular. Before it was known that Congress would even transmit the Constitution to the states for their consideration, George Clymer, who had … Continue reading

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A Mighty Mass of Mischief

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Jefferson’s posthumous works were very generally circulated whilst I was in America. They are a mighty mass of mischief. He wrote with more perspicuity than he thought, and his hot-headed democracy has done a fearful injury … Continue reading

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A Sense of Fitness

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: One other object in the capitol must be mentioned, though it occurs in so obscure a part of the building, that one or two members to whom I mentioned it, were not aware of its existence. … Continue reading

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It Might Have Been a Lost Soul Wailing

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway. The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost, and they seemed to lean towards each other, black and ominous, … Continue reading

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S-t-e-a-m-boat A-Comin’!

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: When I was a boy, there was but one permanent ambition among my comrades in our village on the west bank of the Mississippi River. That was, to be a steamboatman. We had transient ambitions of … Continue reading

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Straightforwardness in a Belittered World

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In view of the description given, may one be gay upon the Encantadas? Yes: that is, find one the gaiety, and he will be gay. And, indeed, sackcloth and ashes as they are, the isles are … Continue reading

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The Ambersons Were Magnificent in Their Day and Place

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Major Amberson had “made a fortune” in 1873, when other people were losing fortunes, and the magnificence of the Ambersons began then. Magnificence, like the size of a fortune, is always comparative, as even Magnificent Lorenzo … Continue reading

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