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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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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.

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ZANY, n. A popular character in old Italian plays, who imitated with ludicrous incompetence the "buffone", or clown, and was therefore the ape of an ape; for the clown himself imitated the serious characters of the play.
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WEDDING, n. A ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes to become nothing, and nothing undertakes to become supportable.
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WITCH, n. (1) Any ugly and repulsive old woman, in a wicked league with the devil. (2) A beautiful and attractive young woman, in wickedness a league beyond the devil.
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WEAKNESSES, n.pl. Certain primal powers of Tyrant Woman wherewith she holds dominion over the male of her species, binding him to the service of her will and paralyzing his rebellious energies.
 
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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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