PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
I think love is the most unbelievable, and critical, thing in civilization. Everything else is...
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as...
Edible, adj.: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad,...
Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing
HYPOCRITE, n. One who, profession virtues that he does not respect secures the advantage of...
Impiety, n.: Your irreverence toward my deity.
Ambidextrous, adj.: Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Love is a temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from...
LOSS, n. Privation of that which we had, or had not. Thus, in the latter...
MUMMY, n. An ancient Egyptian, formerly in universal use among modern civilized nations as medicine,...
Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_.
Marriage is the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress...
Marriage was a goal. A family, for me as a young girl, was my image...
The first bond of society is marriage.