Since this was written, garcia moreno has been re-elected to the presidency and the Constitution revised.
In more ways than one garcia moreno, the professor President, was a statesman of vision and deed.
His successors in the presidential office found it impossible to govern the country without garcia moreno.
None of them are too wide, and the walks are painfully narrow; but, thanks to garcia moreno, they are well paved.
During the administration of garcia moreno, prominent citizens were shot or banished by his order, without trial by jury.