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There Would Be No More Deserters from St. Elmo

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “No war is more cruel and bloody than siege warfare. . . .” The truth of this statement was to be proved over and over again during the next few months. The Turks were now so … Continue reading

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Remove the Veil, Annette

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: ‘Do you know which is my room?’ said she to Annette, as they crossed the hall. ‘Yes, I believe I do, ma’amselle; but this is such a strange rambling place! I have been lost in it … Continue reading

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Where is the Glamour of Romance?

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: One word as to the fate of the London pterodactyl. Nothing can be said to be certain upon this point. There is the evidence of two frightened women that it perched upon the roof of the … Continue reading

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Wildness and Savage Majesty Reigned

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Now did the soft breezes of the south steal sweetly over the genial face of nature, tempering the panting heats of summer into genial and prolific warmth; when that miracle of hardihood and chivalric virtue, the … Continue reading

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Your Comedy and Mine

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: There came a day when the round of decorous pleasures and solemn gaieties in which Mr. Jos Sedley’s family indulged was interrupted by an event which happens in most houses. As you ascend the staircase of … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Things in 2017

Blowhard, Esq. writes: As you will quickly notice, we’re a grouchy, grumpy lot, all of whom are too old to keep up with new things, so this list consists of our favorite things we encountered this year whether or not … Continue reading

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If I Must Have a Master, My Master Should Be a Great Man

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: By this time it was about midnight. One of her servants, waiting with her pelisse, went down to order her carriage. On her way home she fell naturally enough to musing over M. de Montriveau’s prediction. … Continue reading

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