YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following and seven cities compete for the honor of endowing a living Homer. Youth is the true Saturnian Reign, the Golden Age on earth again, when…
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MALTHUSIAN, adj. Pertaining to Malthus and his doctrines. Malthus believed in artificially limiting population, but...
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Bore: a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to...
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Sabbath - a weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the...
PALMISTRY, n. The 947th method (according to Mimbleshaw's classification) of obtaining money by false pretences....
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
A cat is a soft, indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things...
OUT-OF-DOORS, n. That part of one's environment upon which no government has been able to...
Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of...
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people...
There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
Backbite. To speak of a man as you find him when he can't find you.
Rum, n. Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total abstainers.