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Liar: A lawyer with a roving commission.

Liar: A lawyer with a roving commission.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Lies Quotes,
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Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Nature Quotes,
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Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Women Quotes,
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FUNERAL, n. A pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker, and strengthen our grief read more

FUNERAL, n. A pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker, and strengthen our grief by an expenditure that deepens our groans and doubles our tears.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Undertakers Quotes,
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REPENTANCE, n. The faithful attendant and follower of Punishment. It is usually manifest in a degree of reformation that is read more

REPENTANCE, n. The faithful attendant and follower of Punishment. It is usually manifest in a degree of reformation that is not inconsistent with continuity of sin.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Repentance Quotes,
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