Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory...
Capital Punishment, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons -...
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is...
Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.
Saint: A dead sinner revised and edited.
Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
Laziness. Unwarranted repose of manner in a person of low degree.
Infidel: In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople,...
Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you.
Age: that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still...
War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Electricity is the power that causes all natural phenomena not known to be caused by...
Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a...
Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from...