Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
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Ambrose Bierce Quotes
The future is that period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are...
QUOTIENT, n. A number showing how many times a sum of money belonging to one...
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself...
Acquaintance is a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor and obscure,...
A cat is a soft, indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things...
Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the...
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly...
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers. What I said was that all saloonkeepers are...
To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Fidelity - a virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed.
The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man.
FORMA PAUPERIS. [Latin] In the character of a poor person --a method by which a...
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is...
There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery.