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by Ambrose Bierce
Author: Ambrose Bierce
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Download Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce's The Devil’s Dictionary for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. This dictionary written by Ambrose Bierce consists of common words followed by humorous and satirical definitions. Bierce's mordant definitions retain their pointed hilarity a century on.
Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce (Delphi Classics). Dubbed "Bitter Bierce" for his vitriolic wit and biting satire, his fame rests largely on a celebrated compilation of barbed epigrams, The Devil's Dictionary, and a book of short stories (Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, 1891). For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete works of master storyteller Ambrose Bierce. This comprehensive eBook is spiced with numerous illustrations, rare and forgotten texts, concise introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. Most of the 16 selections in this volume have been taken from the latter collection.
Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American journalist, satirist and writer of sardonic short stories. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American journalist, satirist and writer of sardonic short stories.
Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary is a classic that stands alongside the best work of satirists such. 33 MB·54,323 Downloads The Project Gutenberg Etext of The Devil's Dictionary by Bierce in our series by Ambrose Bierce. 184 Pages·2012·306 KB·4 Downloads. etext from as a PROJECT GUTENBERG-tm etext) disclaims all liability to you for.
He is perhaps most famous for his serialized mock lexicon, The Devil's Dictionary, in which, over the years, he scathed American culture and accepted wisdom by pointing out alternate, more practical definitions for common words. Study Herod, madame, study Herod.
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Ambrose Bierce was an American cynic (A. .CENSOR, n. An officer of certain governments, employed to suppress the works of genius.
Ambrose Bierce was an American cynic (A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be) and wit (The salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out). The devil's dictionary, Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, wit, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humorous and satirical definitions.
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Title: The Devil's Dictionary. Author: Ambrose Bierce. Most of these books were merely stupid, though some of them added the distinction of silliness. Release Date: July 26, 2008 Last updated: August 22, 2015. The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title The Cynic's Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to approve.