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Ambrose Bierce
Day: A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.

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Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization.

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Ambrose Bierce
Wedding: A ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes to become nothing, and nothing undertakes to become supportable.

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You are not permitted to kill a woman who has wronged you, but nothing forbids you to reflect that she is growing older every minute. You are avenged 1440 times a day.

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Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.

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Marriage: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.

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