ARRAYED, pp. Drawn up and given an orderly disposition, as a rioter hanged to a lamppost.
OPPOSE, v. To assist with obstructions and objections.
RASCALITY, n. Stupidity militant. The activity of a clouded intellect.
POETRY, n. A form of expression peculiar to the Land beyond the Magazines.
PHOENIX, n. The classical prototype of the modern “small hot bird.”
ENVY, n. Emulation adapted to the meanest capacity.
IMAGINATION, n. A warehouse of facts, with poet and liar in joint ownership.
To bother about the best method of accomplishing an accidental result.
PRE-ADAMITE, n. One of an experimental and apparently unsatisfactory race of antedated Creation and lived under conditions not easily conceived. Melsius believed them to have inhabited “the Void” and to have been something intermediate between...
Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
DIPLOMACY, n. The patriotic art of lying for one’s country.
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