Comment: Exactly! Thank you very much.

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Exactly! Thank you very much.

Hope that your county doesn't find serious crime. Misspending the public purse oft becomes criminal. Try to give oversight before the destination is the county jail... Or worse, the statehouse (3) (a term used interchangeably referring to a lowly jail, prison, or dungeon; somewhat comically confused with a state (2) capitol building.).

Spending other folk's money is such fun & frolick (1), it is easy to get carried away

Glossary: Webster's 1828 edition.
(1) FROL'ICK, v.i. To play wild pranks; to play tricks of levity, mirth and gaiety.

(2) STATE, n. 5. A political body, or body politic; the whole body of people united under one government, whatever may be the form of the government. - Thus when we say, the state has made provision for the paupers, the word has reference to the government or legislature; but when we say, the state is taxed to support paupers, the word refers to the whole people or community.

(3) STATEHOUSE, n A state prison. Sent up up the river (to the Sing Sing, NY State Prison)

(4) STATEHOUSE, n ; A state capitol building

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul