MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence. A term of contempt.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
RECOUNT, n. In American politics, another throw of the dice, accorded to the player against...
RASH, adj. Insensible to the value of our advice.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of...
Reconsider, v. To seek a justification for a decision already made.
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the...
Electricity seems destined to play a most important part in the arts and industries. The...
To be positive is to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
ALLIANCE, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so...
Love is a temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from...
Kindness is a brief preface to ten volumes of exaction.
HYPOCRITE, n. One who, profession virtues that he does not respect secures the advantage of...
Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon...
READING, n. The general body of what one reads. In our country it consists, as...
The hall-mark of American humor is its pose of illiteracy.
The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor...