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Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1914) born on
Jun 24
US journalist, short-story writer. He was a noted wit, satirist and sardonic short story writer who disappeared while covering the Mexican revolution.
         
   
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ADOLESCENCE The stage between puberty and adultery.

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ANTIPATHY, n. The sentiment inspired by one's friend's friend.
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AIM, n. The task we set our wishes to.
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AMNESTY, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish.
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AGITATOR, n. A statesman who shakes the fruit trees of his neighbors -- to dislodge the worms.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
R: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
A: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
N: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
K: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
   


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