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Ambrose bierce's classic work feedback-- feedback how to send feedback on these pages to the author. Preface: the devil's dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way and at long intervals until 1906 in that year a large part of it was published in. Works by ambrose bierce: during his career as a journalist, poet, and author of fiction and nonfiction, ambrose bierce published more than. Go to chapter one section • go to book world's review ambrose bierce alone in bad company by roy morris, jr chapter one: direst of all disasters.
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