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The Collected Writings of Ambrose Bierce (1947)

by Ambrose Bierce

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For the DEVIL'S DICTIONARY alone it is worth it. Example:
DIARY, n. A daily record of that part of one's life, which he can relate to himself without blushing.
Bierce's wicked sense of humor is apparent on every page. ( )
1 vote Porius | Aug 7, 2009 |
AMBROSE BIERCE: Portrait of a Misanthrope by Clifton Fadiman

IN THE MIDST OF LIFE: TALES OF SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS

SOLDIERS
* A Horseman in the Sky
* An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
* Chickamauga
* A Son of the Gods
* One of the Missing
* Killed at Resaca
* The Affair at Coulter's Notch
* The Coup de Grace
* Parker Adderson, Philosopher
* An Affair of Outposts
* The Story of Conscience
* One Kind of Officer
* On Officer, One Man
* George Thurston
* The Mocking Bird

CIVILIANS
* The Man Out of the Nose
* An Adventure at Brownville
* The Famous Gilson Bequest
* The Applicant
* A Watcher of the Dead
* The Man and the Snake
* A Holy Terror
* The Suitable Surroundings
* The Boarded Window
* A Lady from Redhorse
* The Eyes of the Panther

THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY

CAN SUCH THINGS BE?
* The Death of Halpin Frayser
* The Secret of Macarger's Gulch
* One Summer Night
* The Moonlit Road
* A Diagnosis of Death
* Moxon's Master
* A Tough Tussle
* One of Twins
* The Haunted Valley
* A Jug of Sirup
* Staley Fleming's Hallucination
* A Resumed Identity
* A Baby Tramp
* The Night-Doings at "Deadman's"
* Beyond the Wall
* A Psychological Shipwreck
* The Middle Toe of the Right Foot
* John Mortonson's Funeral
* The Realm of the Unreal
* John Bartine's Watch
* The Damned Thing
* Haita the Shepherd
* An Inhabitant of Carcosa
* The Stranger

FANTASTIC FABLES
* Fables from "Fun"
* Aesopus Emendatus
* Old Saws With New Teeth
* Fables in Rhyme

THE MONK AND THE HANGMAN'S DAUGHTER

NEGLIGIBLE TALES
* A Bottomless Grave
* Jupiter Doke, Brigadier-General
* The Widower Turmore
* The City of the Gone Away
* The Major's Tale
* Curried Cow
* A Revolt of the Gods
* The Baptism of Dobsho
* The Race at Left Bower
* The Failure of Hope & Wandel
* Perry Chumly's Eclipse
* A Providential Intimation
* Mr. Swiddler's Flip-Flap
* The Little Story

THE PARENTCIDE CLUB
* My Favorite Murder
* Oil of Dog
* An Imperfect Conflagration
* The Hypnotist
1 vote | damy | Sep 23, 2006 |
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