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The Devil's Dictionary

Having just received my beautiful copy in the mail today, I thought I might share with you some definitions from Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary:

Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.

Erudition, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.

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The Devil's Dictionary

Having just received my beautiful copy in the mail today, I thought I might share with you some definitions from Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary:

Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.

Erudition, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.

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