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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce

If we could only put aside our civil pose and say what we really thought, the world would be a lot like the one alluded to in The Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary. There, a bore is "a person who talks when you wish him to listen," and happiness is "an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another." This is the most comprehensive...
Publish Date
2002
January 3
First Published in 1906
Goodreads rating
4.04
ISBN
9780820324012
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