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Accordion, n. An instrument in harmony with the sentiments of an assassin.
For every man there is something in the vocabulary that would stick to him like a second skin. His enemies have only to find it.
Opposition, n. In politics the party that prevents the Government from running amuck by hamstringing it.
Optimism, n. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly, everything good, especially the bad, and everything right that is wrong.
Painting, n. The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.
Pray, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
Prejudice, n. A vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
Presidency, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
Logic, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
Rebel, n. A proponent of a new misrule who has failed to establish it.
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