Ambrose Bierce Quotes
''Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.''Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914), U.S. author. The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906), repr. In Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, vol. 7 (1911).
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In contact, lo! the flint and steel,
By sharp and flame, the thought reveal
That he the metal, she the stone,
Had cherished secretly alone.
The pig is taught by sermons and epistles
To think the God of Swine has snout and bristles.