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Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist.

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The Boss's Choice 415 ViewsRate it:
Nimrod 410 ViewsRate it:
A Coward 408 ViewsRate it:
For Tat 405 ViewsRate it:
Discretion 401 ViewsRate it:
A Serenade 399 ViewsRate it:
The National Guardsman 397 ViewsRate it:
Diagnosis 389 ViewsRate it:
Arthur Mcewen 388 ViewsRate it:
To An Aspirant 387 ViewsRate it:
Arma Virumque 386 ViewsRate it:
Egotist 384 ViewsRate it:
An Epitaph [Hangman's hands laid in this tomb an] 382 ViewsRate it:
An Apologue 379 ViewsRate it:
A Bit Of Science 377 ViewsRate it:
Nanine 372 ViewsRate it:
A Year's Casualties 371 ViewsRate it:
The Aesthetes 370 ViewsRate it:
Fallen 368 ViewsRate it:
Rejected 368 ViewsRate it:
Stoneman In Heaven 364 ViewsRate it:
James L. Flood 360 ViewsRate it:
Consolation 357 ViewsRate it:
Montague Leverson 353 ViewsRate it:
Fame [He held a book in his knotty paws] 351 ViewsRate it:
The Birth Of Virtue 349 ViewsRate it:
An Augury 337 ViewsRate it:
Uncoloneled 337 ViewsRate it:
Metempsychosis [Once with Christ he entered Salem] 332 ViewsRate it:
The New 'Ulalume' 331 ViewsRate it:
'Died Of A Rose' 328 ViewsRate it:
A Bad Night 321 ViewsRate it:
Tinker Dick 319 ViewsRate it:
The Lord's Prayer On A Coin 315 ViewsRate it:
The Debtor Abroad 304 ViewsRate it:
Accepted 297 ViewsRate it:
A 'Scion Of Nobility' 250 ViewsRate it:
A 'Mute Inglorious Milton' 208 ViewsRate it:
A 'Mass' Meeting 201 ViewsRate it:
A 'Born Leader Of Men' 199 ViewsRate it:
'Black Bart, Po8' 185 ViewsRate it:
J.F.B. 172 ViewsRate it:
Ye Idyll Of Ye Hippopopotamus 157 ViewsRate it:
T.A.H. 150 ViewsRate it:
Two Statesmen 142 ViewsRate it:
Y'e Foe To Cathaye 142 ViewsRate it:
A Vision Of Doom 136 ViewsRate it:
The God's View-Point 133 ViewsRate it:
A Man 132 ViewsRate it:
A Crocodile 129 ViewsRate it:
An Example 129 ViewsRate it:
Vice Versa 129 ViewsRate it:
The Committee On Public Morals 128 ViewsRate it:
Business 127 ViewsRate it:
A Challenge 126 ViewsRate it:
Another Way 126 ViewsRate it:
A Political Violet 125 ViewsRate it:
Corrected News 125 ViewsRate it:
From Virginia To Paris 125 ViewsRate it:
The Woman And The Devil 125 ViewsRate it:
To Nanine 125 ViewsRate it:
Christian 124 ViewsRate it:
For Merit 124 ViewsRate it:
Liberty 124 ViewsRate it:
Slickens 124 ViewsRate it:
The Passing Show 124 ViewsRate it:
The Perverted Village After Goldsmith 124 ViewsRate it:
An Idler 123 ViewsRate it:
The Bride 123 ViewsRate it:
The Brothers 123 ViewsRate it:
The Legatee 123 ViewsRate it:
A Retort 122 ViewsRate it:
A Warning 122 ViewsRate it:
The Barking Weasel 122 ViewsRate it:
The Piute 122 ViewsRate it:
The Sunset Gun 122 ViewsRate it:
A Bequest To Music 121 ViewsRate it:
A Song In Praise 120 ViewsRate it:
Haec Fabula Docet 120 ViewsRate it:
To-Day 120 ViewsRate it:
An Unmerry Christmas 119 ViewsRate it:
In Defense 119 ViewsRate it:
The Passing Of 'Boss' Shepherd 119 ViewsRate it:
To A Dejected Poet 119 ViewsRate it:
Twin Unworthies 119 ViewsRate it:
A False Prophecy 118 ViewsRate it:
On The Wedding Of An Aeronaut 118 ViewsRate it:
The Death Of Grant 118 ViewsRate it:
The Woful Tale Of Mr. Peters 118 ViewsRate it:
A Lacking Factor 117 ViewsRate it:
A Spade 117 ViewsRate it:
One President 117 ViewsRate it:
Stephen J. Field 117 ViewsRate it:
A Wreath Of Immortelles 116 ViewsRate it:
California 116 ViewsRate it:
Codex Honoris 116 ViewsRate it:
Expositor Veritatis 116 ViewsRate it:
The Dying Statesman 116 ViewsRate it:
The Key Note 116 ViewsRate it:
The Retrospective Bird 116 ViewsRate it:
The Tables Turned 116 ViewsRate it:
A Dampened Ardor 115 ViewsRate it:
Azrael 115 ViewsRate it:
Famine's Realm 115 ViewsRate it:
Rimer 115 ViewsRate it:
The Birth Of The Rail 115 ViewsRate it:
George A. Knight 114 ViewsRate it:
In The Binnacle 114 ViewsRate it:
Industrial Discontent 114 ViewsRate it:
The Last Man 114 ViewsRate it:
The Subdued Editor 114 ViewsRate it:
The Van Nessiad 114 ViewsRate it:
To A Critic Of Tennyson 114 ViewsRate it:
Woman In Politics 114 ViewsRate it:
Mr. Sheets 113 ViewsRate it:
Subterranean Phantasies 113 ViewsRate it:
A Rear Elevation 112 ViewsRate it:
Another Plan 112 ViewsRate it:
Censor Literarum 112 ViewsRate it:
Creation 112 ViewsRate it:
Judgment 112 ViewsRate it:
The American Party 112 ViewsRate it:
Elixer Vitæ 111 ViewsRate it:
Exoneration 111 ViewsRate it:
Weather 110 ViewsRate it:
A Caller 109 ViewsRate it:
At The Eleventh Hour 109 ViewsRate it:
Bats In Sunshine 109 ViewsRate it:
Decalogue 109 ViewsRate it:
In Contumaciam 109 ViewsRate it:
Ornithanthropos 109 ViewsRate it:
The Transmigrations Of A Soul 109 ViewsRate it:
The 'Viduate Dame' 109 ViewsRate it:
A Soaring Toad 108 ViewsRate it:
Finis Aeternitatis 108 ViewsRate it:
The Town Of Dae 108 ViewsRate it:
Tidings Of Good 108 ViewsRate it:
At The Close Of The Canvass 107 ViewsRate it:
For Mayor 107 ViewsRate it:
Inspiration 107 ViewsRate it:
On The Platform 107 ViewsRate it:
Samuel Shortridge 107 ViewsRate it:
Lusus Politicus 106 ViewsRate it:
Mad 106 ViewsRate it:
One Of The Redeemed 106 ViewsRate it:
Slander 106 ViewsRate it:
Thanksgiving 106 ViewsRate it:
The Shafter Shafted 106 ViewsRate it:
For A Certain Critic 105 ViewsRate it:
Genesis [God said: 'Let there be Man,' and from the clay] 105 ViewsRate it:
Novum Organum 105 ViewsRate it:
An Anarchist 104 ViewsRate it:
Revenge 103 ViewsRate it:
A Morning Fancy 102 ViewsRate it:
Incurable 102 ViewsRate it:
Reminded 102 ViewsRate it:
The Royal Jester 102 ViewsRate it:
A Long-Felt Want 101 ViewsRate it:
Matter For Gratitude 101 ViewsRate it:
A Fair Division 100 ViewsRate it:
A Hymn Of The Many 100 ViewsRate it:
An Explanation 100 ViewsRate it:
L'audace 100 ViewsRate it:
Not Guilty 100 ViewsRate it:
With a Book 100 ViewsRate it:
A Builder 99 ViewsRate it:
An Interpretation 99 ViewsRate it:
Prayer [Fear not in any tongue to call] 99 ViewsRate it:
Surprised 99 ViewsRate it:
The Day Of Wrath 99 ViewsRate it:
The Free Trader's Lament 99 ViewsRate it:
To The Happy Hunting Grounds 99 ViewsRate it:
A Commuted Sentence 98 ViewsRate it:
A Whipper-In 98 ViewsRate it:
An Art Critic 98 ViewsRate it:
Polyphemus 98 ViewsRate it:
The Spirit Of A Sponge 98 ViewsRate it:
A Military Incident 97 ViewsRate it:
Ad Cattonum 97 ViewsRate it:
Bereavement 97 ViewsRate it:
On A Proposed Crematory 97 ViewsRate it:
The Gates Ajar 97 ViewsRate it:
The Setting Sachem 97 ViewsRate it:
The Unpardonable Sin 97 ViewsRate it:
A Society Leader 96 ViewsRate it:
A Wreath Of Immortelles 96 ViewsRate it:
Cooperation 96 ViewsRate it:
Tempora Mutantur 96 ViewsRate it:
Weather 96 ViewsRate it:
A Political Apostate 95 ViewsRate it:
Fleet Strother 95 ViewsRate it:
Johndonkey 95 ViewsRate it:
Unarmed 95 ViewsRate it:
A Reply To A Letter 94 ViewsRate it:
An 'Exhibit' 94 ViewsRate it:
An Imposter 94 ViewsRate it:
Contentment 94 ViewsRate it:
Convalescent ['By good men's prayers see Grant restored!'] 93 ViewsRate it:
Two Shows 93 ViewsRate it:
An Inscription (For A Statue Of Napoleon, At West Point) 92 ViewsRate it:
At The Close Of The Canvass 92 ViewsRate it:
Technology 92 ViewsRate it:
Democracy 91 ViewsRate it:
Francine 91 ViewsRate it:
One Mood's Expression 91 ViewsRate it:
'Peaceable Expulsion' 91 ViewsRate it:
The Scurril Press 91 ViewsRate it:
A Voluptuary 90 ViewsRate it:
The Hesitating Veteran 90 ViewsRate it:
To The Bartholdi Statue 90 ViewsRate it:
Yorick 90 ViewsRate it:
A Jack-At-All-Views 89 ViewsRate it:
To the Bartholdi Statue 89 ViewsRate it:
My Monument 88 ViewsRate it:
Stephen Dorsey 88 ViewsRate it:
The Mummery 88 ViewsRate it:
The Opposing Sex 88 ViewsRate it:
The Weather Wight 88 ViewsRate it:
To E.S. Salomon 88 ViewsRate it:
To Her 88 ViewsRate it:
To A Word-Warrior 87 ViewsRate it:
Judex Judicatus 87 ViewsRate it:
Salvini In America 87 ViewsRate it:
The Convicts' Ball 87 ViewsRate it:
Convalescent [What! 'Out of danger?' Can the slighted Dame] 86 ViewsRate it:
In Memoriam 86 ViewsRate it:
Justice 86 ViewsRate it:
The Humorist 86 ViewsRate it:
To One Detested 86 ViewsRate it:
Invocation 85 ViewsRate it:
The Mackaiad 85 ViewsRate it:
A Welcome 84 ViewsRate it:
History 84 ViewsRate it:
A Literary Hangman 83 ViewsRate it:
An Inscription (For a Proposed Monument in Washington) 83 ViewsRate it:
Mr. Fink's Debating Donkey 83 ViewsRate it:
Presentiment 83 ViewsRate it:
The Militiaman 83 ViewsRate it:
A Poet's Hope 82 ViewsRate it:
The Genesis Of Embarrassment 82 ViewsRate it:
A Demand 81 ViewsRate it:
A Patter Song 81 ViewsRate it:
An Exile 81 ViewsRate it:
Elegy 81 ViewsRate it:
Poesy 81 ViewsRate it:
The Cynic's Bequest 81 ViewsRate it:
With Mine Own Petard 81 ViewsRate it:
A Cheating Preacher 80 ViewsRate it:
Couplets 80 ViewsRate it:
Disappointment 80 ViewsRate it:
One Morning 80 ViewsRate it:
The Confederate Flags 80 ViewsRate it:
A Silurian Holiday 79 ViewsRate it:
One And One Are Two 78 ViewsRate it:
The Lost Colonel 78 ViewsRate it:
To A Stray Dog 78 ViewsRate it:
To One Across The Way 78 ViewsRate it:
Visions Of Sin 78 ViewsRate it:
Genesis [God said, 'Let there be Crime,' and the command] 77 ViewsRate it:
The Fyghtynge Seventh 77 ViewsRate it:
The Wise And Good 77 ViewsRate it:
A Word To The Unwise 76 ViewsRate it:
One Of The Unfair Sex 76 ViewsRate it:
Unexpounded 76 ViewsRate it:
A Social Call 75 ViewsRate it:
From Top To Bottom 75 ViewsRate it:
In Upper San Francisco 75 ViewsRate it:
The New Decalogue 75 ViewsRate it:
Thersites 75 ViewsRate it:
A Rendezvous 74 ViewsRate it:
Arboriculture 74 ViewsRate it:
Authority 74 ViewsRate it:
Borrowed Brains 74 ViewsRate it:
Lucifer Of The Torch 74 ViewsRate it:
Substance Versus Shadow 74 ViewsRate it:
To A Professional Eulogist 74 ViewsRate it:
To My Liars 74 ViewsRate it:
A Bubble 73 ViewsRate it:
Alone 73 ViewsRate it:
Safety-Clutch 73 ViewsRate it:
The Rich Testator 73 ViewsRate it:
To Oscar Wilde 73 ViewsRate it:
Freedom 72 ViewsRate it:
To Maude 72 ViewsRate it:
General B.F. Butler 71 ViewsRate it:
Metempsychosis 70 ViewsRate it:
A Growler 70 ViewsRate it:
Down Among The Dead Men 70 ViewsRate it:
To A Censor 70 ViewsRate it:
A Ballad Of Pikeville 69 ViewsRate it:
A Guest 69 ViewsRate it:
A Nightmare 69 ViewsRate it:
A Pickbrain 69 ViewsRate it:
An Average 69 ViewsRate it:
Religious Progress 69 ViewsRate it:
The Dead King 69 ViewsRate it:
'A Literary Method' 68 ViewsRate it:
Beecher 68 ViewsRate it:
Convalescent 68 ViewsRate it:
The Key Note 68 ViewsRate it:
The King Of Bores 68 ViewsRate it:
Art 67 ViewsRate it:
Fate 67 ViewsRate it:
In High Life 67 ViewsRate it:
Indicted 67 ViewsRate it:
A Promised Fast Train 66 ViewsRate it:
A Study In Gray 66 ViewsRate it:
Omnes Vanitas 66 ViewsRate it:
The Fountain Refilled 66 ViewsRate it:
Arbor Day 65 ViewsRate it:
Carmelite 65 ViewsRate it:
One Of The Saints 65 ViewsRate it:
The Oakland Dog 65 ViewsRate it:
To E.S. Salomon 65 ViewsRate it:
At Anchor 64 ViewsRate it:
De Young-A Prophecy 64 ViewsRate it:
In His Hand 64 ViewsRate it:
Psychographs 64 ViewsRate it:
The Mad Philosopher 64 ViewsRate it:
The Pun 64 ViewsRate it:
A Black-List 63 ViewsRate it:
A Partisan's Protest 63 ViewsRate it:
An Offer Of Marriage 63 ViewsRate it:
Aspiration 63 ViewsRate it:
For Wounds 63 ViewsRate it:
'Phil' Crimmins 62 ViewsRate it:
The Fall Of Miss Larkin 62 ViewsRate it:
The In-Coming Climate 62 ViewsRate it:
Again 61 ViewsRate it:
On Stone 61 ViewsRate it:
The Foot-Hill Resort 61 ViewsRate it:
Creation 60 ViewsRate it:
The Man Born Blind 60 ViewsRate it:
A Lifted Finger 59 ViewsRate it:
An Actor 59 ViewsRate it:
Constancy 59 ViewsRate it:
Oneiromancy 59 ViewsRate it:
Over The Border 59 ViewsRate it:
The Oleomargarine Man 59 ViewsRate it:
The Psoriad 59 ViewsRate it:
A Merciful Governor 58 ViewsRate it:
Charles And Peter 58 ViewsRate it:
A Celebrated Case 57 ViewsRate it:
A Dilemma 57 ViewsRate it:
An Alibi 57 ViewsRate it:
An Undress Uniform 57 ViewsRate it:
Four Candidates For Senator 57 ViewsRate it:
Politics 57 ViewsRate it:
To The Fool-Killer 57 ViewsRate it:
Contemplation 56 ViewsRate it:
France 56 ViewsRate it:
Philosopher Bimm 56 ViewsRate it:
Re-Edified 56 ViewsRate it:
To Either 56 ViewsRate it:
A Railroad Lackey 55 ViewsRate it:
A Poet's Father 54 ViewsRate it:
An Enemy To Law And Order 54 ViewsRate it:
Rebuke 54 ViewsRate it:
Four Of A Kind 53 ViewsRate it:
The Valley Of Dry Bones 53 ViewsRate it:
Dies Irae 52 ViewsRate it:
A Vision Of Climate 51 ViewsRate it:
By False Pretenses 51 ViewsRate it:
Fame [One thousand years I slept beneath the sod] 51 ViewsRate it:
Piety 51 ViewsRate it:
Three Kinds Of A Rogue 51 ViewsRate it:
To An Insolent Attorney 51 ViewsRate it:
An Obituarian 50 ViewsRate it:
Aspirants Three 50 ViewsRate it:
Laus Lucis 50 ViewsRate it:
The Statesmen 50 ViewsRate it:
A Bulletin 49 ViewsRate it:
Ignis Fatuus 49 ViewsRate it:
A Critic 48 ViewsRate it:
A Fool 48 ViewsRate it:
A Prayer [Sweet Spirit of Cesspool, hear a mother's prayer] 48 ViewsRate it:
Bimetalism 48 ViewsRate it:
One Judge 48 ViewsRate it:
From The Minutes 47 ViewsRate it:
The Eastern Question 47 ViewsRate it:
A Controversialist 46 ViewsRate it:
A Possibility 46 ViewsRate it:
At The 'National Encampment' 46 ViewsRate it:
Dennis Kearney 45 ViewsRate it:
For President, Leland Stanford 45 ViewsRate it:
Posterity's Award 45 ViewsRate it:
A Fish Commissioner 44 ViewsRate it:
Emancipation 44 ViewsRate it:
Strained Relations 44 ViewsRate it:
To 'Colonel' Dan. Burns 44 ViewsRate it:
To My Laundress 44 ViewsRate it:
By A Defeated Litigant 43 ViewsRate it:
A Career In Letters 42 ViewsRate it:
A Culinary Candidate 42 ViewsRate it:
A Vision Of Resurrection 42 ViewsRate it:
Hell 42 ViewsRate it:
Master Of Three Arts 42 ViewsRate it:
The Naval Constructor 42 ViewsRate it:
Humility 41 ViewsRate it:
Llewellen Powell 41 ViewsRate it:
The Legend Of Immortal Truth 41 ViewsRate it:
The Saint And The Monk 41 ViewsRate it:
A Paradox 40 ViewsRate it:
Geotheos 40 ViewsRate it:
Montefiore 40 ViewsRate it:
To A Summer Poet 40 ViewsRate it:
Two Rogues 40 ViewsRate it:
Foundations Of The State 39 ViewsRate it:
Peace 39 ViewsRate it:
Homo Podunkensis 38 ViewsRate it:
Mendax 38 ViewsRate it:
The Hermit 38 ViewsRate it:
The New Enoch 38 ViewsRate it:
A Wet Season 37 ViewsRate it:
Election Day 37 ViewsRate it:
The Night Of Election 37 ViewsRate it:
The Veteran 37 ViewsRate it:
Adair Welcker, Poet 36 ViewsRate it:
Hospitality 36 ViewsRate it:
Magnanimity 36 ViewsRate it:
In Defense 35 ViewsRate it:
The Following Pair 35 ViewsRate it:
The Statesmen 35 ViewsRate it:
The Valley Of The Shadow Of Theft 35 ViewsRate it:
Detected 34 ViewsRate it:
My Lord Poet 34 ViewsRate it:
Vanished At Cock-Crow 34 ViewsRate it:
An Inscription 33 ViewsRate it:
The Division Superintendent 33 ViewsRate it:
A Hasty Inference 32 ViewsRate it:
Something In The Papers 32 ViewsRate it:
A Demagogue 31 ViewsRate it:
A Question Of Eligibility 31 ViewsRate it:
Sires And Sons 31 ViewsRate it:
The Politician 31 ViewsRate it:
The Yearly Lie 31 ViewsRate it:
Cain 30 ViewsRate it:
The Unfallen Brave 30 ViewsRate it:
Foresight 28 ViewsRate it:
On The Wedding Of The Aeronaut 28 ViewsRate it:
Ad Moodium 27 ViewsRate it:
An Epitaph [Here lies Greer Harrison, a well cracked louse] 27 ViewsRate it:
Political Economy 27 ViewsRate it:
Two Methods 27 ViewsRate it:
Religion 25 ViewsRate it:

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