LAOCOON, n. A famous piece of antique scripture representing a priest of that name and his two sons in the folds of two enormous serpents. The skill and diligence with which the old man and lads support the serpents and…
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Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
SIREN, n. One of several musical prodigies famous for a vain attempt to dissuade Odysseus...
Age: that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still...
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_.
Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to...
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people...
When you doubt, abstain.
Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.
Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from...
Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth.
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty...
Doubt is the father of invention.
Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities...
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is...