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Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Conversation, n. A fair for the display of the minor mental commodities, each exhibitor being too intent upon the arrangement of his own wares to observe those of his neighbor.
Cynic:-A blackguard whose faulty visions see things as they are, and not as they ought to be.
Decide, v. i. To succumb to the preponderance of one set of influences over another set.
Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.
Infidel, n. In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople, one who does.
Lap, n. One of the most important organs of the female system-an admirable provision for the repose of infancy, but chiefly useful in rural festivities to support plates of cold chicken and heads of adult males.
Litigant, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
Patience, n. A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue.
Prejudice, n. A vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
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