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The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce

Volume IIX: Epigrams, On With the Dance, Negligible Tales

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Author: Ambrose Bierce
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 68,881 / 204 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,706
Added to site: 2005.04.27
mnybks.net#: 10184
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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 PARENTICIDE CLUB
    My Favorite Murder
    Oil of Dog
    An Imperfect Conflagration
    The Hypnotist

THE FOURTH ESTATE
    Mr. Masthead, Journalist
     Why I am not Editing "The Stinger"
    Corrupting the Press
    "The Bubble Reputation"

THE OCEAN WAVE
    A Shipwreckollection
     The Captain of "The Camel"
    The Man Overboard
    A Cargo af Cat

"ON WITH THE DANCE!" A REVIEW
     The Prude in Letters and Life
    The Beating of the Blood
    There are Corns in Egypt
    A Reef in the Gabardine
     Enter a Troupe of Ancients, Dancing
    Cairo Revisited
     Japan Wear and Bombay Ducks
     In the Bottom of the Crucible
    Counsel for the Defense
    They all Dance
    Lust, Quoth'a
    Our Grandmothers' Legs

EPIGRAMS

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