Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells...
Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.
Pain: an uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that...
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored...
Tariff: a scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the...
Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which...
OUT-OF-DOORS, n. That part of one's environment upon which no government has been able to...
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth...
ADVICE, n. The smallest current coin. The man was in such deep distress, Said Tom,...
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
Electricity seems destined to play a most important part in the arts and industries. The...
Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to...