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The sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce,

Author: Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1963]
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Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?
Sardonic humor of Ambrose Bierce.
New York, Dover Publications [1963]
(OCoLC)646847103
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose Bierce
ISBN: 0486207684 9780486207681
OCLC Number: 271320
Notes: "A new collection of verses and prose sketches ... selected from The collected works of Ambrose Bierce, published ... in twelve volumes between 1909 and 1912."
Description: xii, 232 pages 22 cm
Contents: Selections from Shapes of Clay: Polyphemus --
Religion --
Visions of Sin --
Genius --
Arma Virumque --
Arthur McEwen --
Contemplation --
The Jack of Clubs --
Another Aspirant --
After Tennyson --
Business --
"The Whole World Kin" --
The Hesitating Veteran --
Today --
The Dying Statesman --
Laus Lucis --
Technology --
A Reply to a Letter --
To Oscar Wilde --
Judex Jocosus --
To the Bartholdi Statue --
An Unmerry Christmas --
Brothers --
Corrected News --
Mr. Fink's Debating Donkey --
To My Laundress --
Fame --
Consolation --
Philospher Bimm --
Art --
Genius --
The Birth of Virtue --
The Scurril Press --
One of the Unfair Sex --
The Lord's Prayer on a Coin --
Political Economy --
Incurable --
Peace --
Thanksgiving --
Restored --
Two Shows --
Two Rogues --
Not Guilty --
The Humorist --
Discretion --
Toa Professional Eulogist --
Election Day --
The Wise and Good --
A Dilemma --
Metempsychosis --
The Saint and the Monk --
In High Life --
The Genesis of Embarrassment --
Bereavement --
Detected --
The King of Bores --
History --
An Apologue --
Dies Irae --
Something in the Papers --
The Man Born Blind --
Again --
A Social Call --
Selections from Some Ante-mortem Epitaphs: Stephen Dorsey --
Reparation --
A Kit --
A Trencher Knight --
Selections from The Scrap Heap: Understated --
Financial News --
An Enemy to Law and Order --
A Lacking Factor --
The Politician --
Elihu Root --
An Error --
A Partisan's Protest --
A Paradox --
Reedified --
A Bulletin --
An Inscription --
A Constructor --
Unexpounded --
Cooperation --
Justice --
Conversely --
Psychographs --
A Literary Method --
Rebuke --
The Long Fear --
Selections from Black Beetles in Amber: Matter for Gratitude --
Competition --
Religious Progress --
The Fall of Miss Larkin --
An Art Critic --
The Transmigrations of a Soul --
To an Aspirant --
Hell --
"Died of a Rose" --
A Celebrated Case --
Three Highwaymen --
Unarmed --
A "Scion of Nobility" --
An Interpretation --
With a Book --
On the Platform --
Desperation --
To Dog --
Memorial Day --
Adair Welcker, Poet --
Content --
The Genesis of Crime --
Reconciliation --
A Rational Anthem --
Fig Leaf --
Compliance --
The New Decalogue --
Ye Fyghtynge Seventh --
To an Insolent Attorney --
The Farmers' Prayer --
A Military Incident --
The Leader of the Minority --
George C. Perkins --
Arbor Day --
Californian Summer Pictures --
Slander --
Privation --
In Warning --
A Creditable Collision --
Selection from The Mummery: The Birth of the Rail --
Selections from Fantastic Fables: The Crimson Candle --
The Conscientious Official --
Treasury and Arms --
The Critics --
A Call to Quit --
The Discontent Malefactor --
Father and Son --
The Foolish Woman --
Man and Lightning --
The Lassoed Bear --
The Wooden Guns --
The Holy Deacon --
A Hasty Settlement --
The Man with No Enemies --
The Flying Machine --
The Party Over There --
The Bumbo of Jiam --
Legislator and Soap --
The Honest Cadi --
Kangaroo and Zebra --
The Returned Californian --
The Devoted Widow --
Dog and Doctor --
At Heaven's Gate --
Saint and Sinner --
Highwayman and Traveler --
A Needless Labor --
A Defective Petition --
Two Sons --
Diplomacy --
A Faulty Performance --
The Main Thing --
The Inconsolable Widow --
Selections from Aesopus Emendatus: Fox and Grapes --
Wolves and Dogs --
Dame Fortune and the Traveler --
Man and Goose --
Jupiter and the Birds --
Selections from Negligible Tales: A Bottomless Grave --
The Widower Turmore --
The Parenticie Club: My Favorite Murder --
Oil of Dog --
An Imperfect Conflagration --
The Hypnotist --
Selection from The Fourth Estate: "The Bubble Reputation" --
Selections from The Ocean Wave: A Shipwreckcollection --
The Captain of "The Camel" --
Selections from Tangential Views: George the Madeover --
Columbus --
The Clothing of Ghosts --
Actors and Acting --
Did We Eat One Another? --
Christmas and the New Year --
On Putting One's Head on One's Belly --
The American Chair --
Disintroductions --
The Late Lamented --
Music --
Selections from The March Hare: "To Elevate the Stage" --
Pectolite --
A Dubious Vindication --
Selections from Antepenultima: Taking Onself Off --
Selection from The Sample Counter: Our Tales of Sentiment --
Selection from In Motley: The A.L.C.B.
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