Woman absent is woman dead.
Abstainer. A weak man who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Acquaintance: a degree of friendship called slight when its object is poor or obscure, and intimate when he is rich or famous.
Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
An acquaintance is someone we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
Consult. To seek another's approval of a course already decided on.
Age. That period of life in which we compound for the vices that remain by reviling those we have no longer the vigor to commit.
Category: Age And Aging
Alliance. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
Genealogy. An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money.
Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.
Category: Army And Navy
Irreligion. The principal one of the great faiths of the world.