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Litigant: a person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bone.

Litigant: a person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bone.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Law Quotes,
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Income is the natural and rational gauge and measure of respectability.

Income is the natural and rational gauge and measure of respectability.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Income Quotes,
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MISERICORDE, n. A dagger which in mediaeval warfare was used by the foot soldier to remind an unhorsed knight that read more

MISERICORDE, n. A dagger which in mediaeval warfare was used by the foot soldier to remind an unhorsed knight that he was mortal.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Knight Quotes,
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QUEEN, n. A woman by whom the realm is ruled when there is a king, and through whom it is read more

QUEEN, n. A woman by whom the realm is ruled when there is a king, and through whom it is ruled when there is not.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Queen Quotes,
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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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