Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople, one who does.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
USAGE, n. The First Person of the literary Trinity, the Second and Third being Custom...
Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern...
Patriotism is as fierce as a fever, pitiless as the grave, blind as a stone,...
Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not...
ELEGY, n. A composition in verse, in which, without employing any of the methods of...
Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a...
Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.
Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Life - a spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or...
CUPID, n. The so-called god of love. This bastard creation of a barbarous fancy was...
When you doubt, abstain.
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Congratulations is the civility of envy.
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of...
There is no controversy within science over the core proposition of evolutionary theory.
The most savage controversies are about matters as to which there is no good evidence...