INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
BRANDY, n. A cordial composed of one part thunder-and-lightning, one part remorse, two parts bloody...
Genius - to know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to...
Pain: an uncomfortable frame of mind that may have a physical basis in something that...
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable
Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving...
Romance is the fiction that owes no allegiance to the God of things as they...
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
REPRESENTATIVE, n. In national politics, a member of the Lower House in this world, and...
Divorce: a resumption of diplomatic relations and rectification of boundaries.
MUMMY, n. An ancient Egyptian, formerly in universal use among modern civilized nations as medicine,...
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry...
Laughter is an interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate...
Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress,...