The Devil's Dictionary

Author(s): Ambrose Bierce; John Simpson


The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce in a mysterious way," commonly with the property of another. Spring beckons All things to the call respond; The trees are leaving and cashiers abscond. Phela Orm ABSENT, adj. Peculiarly exposed to the tooth of detraction; vilifed; hopelessly in the wrong; superseded in the consideration and affection of another. To men a man is but a mind. Who cares What face he carries or what form he wears? But woman's body is the woman. O, Stay thou, my sweetheart, and do never go, But heed the warning words the sage hath said: A woman absent is a woman dead. Jogo Tyree ABSENTEE, n. A person with an income who has had the forethought to remove himself from the sphere of exaction. ABSOLUTE, adj. Independent, irresponsible. An absolute monarchy is one in which the sovereign does as he pleases so long as he pleases the assassins. Not many absolute monarchies are left, most of them having been replaced by limited monarchies, where the sovereign's power for evil (and for good) i


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  • : 9781851245079
  • : Bodleian Library
  • : Bodleian Library
  • : 0.666
  • : November 2018
  • : 1.5 Centimeters X 15 Centimeters X 25 Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : Ambrose Bierce; John Simpson
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 818/.4/08
  • : 256