ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
You are not permitted to kill a woman who has injured you, but nothing forbids...
Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the...
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or...
BRAIN, n. An apparatus with which we think what we think. That which distinguishes the...
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
LONGEVITY, n. Uncommon extension of the fear of death.
The most affectionate creature in the world is a wet dog
RIBROASTER, n. Censorious language by oneself concerning another. The word is of classical refinement, and...
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are...
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. The man was in such deep distress, Said Tom,...
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
DELEGATION, n. In American politics, an article of merchandise that comes in sets.
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the...
Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving...