A wedding is a ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes to become nothing, and nothing undertakes to become supportable.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
TROGLODYTE, n. Specifically, a cave-dweller of the paleolithic period, after the Tree and before the...
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
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Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.
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RASH, adj. Insensible to the value of our advice.
Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty...
Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which...
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
EPIGRAM, n. A short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterize by acidity or...
The covers of this book are too far apart.
Kindness is a brief preface to ten volumes of exaction.
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LAOCOON, n. A famous piece of antique scripture representing a priest of that name and...
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of...
Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for...