Books: FROM THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY

Alone: In bad company.

Apologize: To lay the foundation for a future offence.

Back: That part of your friend which it is your privilege to contemplate in your adversity.

Birth: The first and direst of all disasters.

Brain: In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, brain is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.

Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.

Conservative: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

Diplomacy:...

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