Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment
Age: that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still...
Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women...
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly...
YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following...
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable
History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by...
Tenacity is a certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin...
ABDOMEN, n. The temple of the god Stomach, in whose worship, with sacrificial rights, all...
EPIGRAM, n. A short, sharp saying in prose or verse, frequently characterize by acidity or...
DOG, n. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and...
INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_.
RECOUNT, n. In American politics, another throw of the dice, accorded to the player against...
PANDEMONIUM, n. Literally, the Place of All the Demons. Most of them have escaped into...
A revolution, in politics, is an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. The substitution...
ARENA, n. In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.