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The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce, Fiction, Classics, Fantasy, Horror, Bierce, Ambrose
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Author Name:    Bierce, Ambrose

Title:   The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce, Fiction, Classics, Fantasy, Horror

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Aegypan 

ISBN Number:   1598186558 / 9781598186550

Seller ID:   ING9781598186550

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"The Devil's Dictionary" is often considered Ambrose Bierce's most famous work. Portions of it were published in the "San Francisco Wasp" as a weekly column and in "The Cynic's Word Book" of 1906. Finally published in its entirety in 1911, the definitions found therein are as apt today as they were nearly a century ago. An example: "HOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. There are four kinds of homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slain whether he fell by one kind or another -- the classification is for advantage of the lawyers."



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