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|HISTORIANS 1 It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, |
together with the counsels, and to ... The Yellow Book, vol. 4. -1880' (1895). 3
Historian. A broad-gauge gossip. AMBROSE BIERCE [1842-191 4), U.S. author.
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faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other
to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom ... A broad -- gauge gossip
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|Conclusion 179 A Bridge to the Past Glossary 183 All the terminology introduced |
in the text, explained one more time. A Very Brief Bibliographical Essay 189
Index 207 About the Author 215 HISTORIAN, n. A broad-gauge gossip. —
|Fred Metcalf. #HISTORY Historian: A broadgauge gossip. AmbroseBierce,The |
Devil's Dictionary (1911) History: An account mostly false, of events mostly
unimportant, which are broughtabout by rulersmostlyknaves, and soldiers mostly
|ohn McWhorter historian: “A broad-gauge gossip.”—Ambrose Bierce history: “A |
voice forever sounding across the centuries the laws of right and wrong.”—]ames
Anthony Froude “A fraud agreed upon.”—Napoleon I “The great dust heap.
|... which is two dollars andfifty centsingold. The study ofzoologyisfull ofsurprises. |
HISTORIAN, n.A broad-gauge gossip. HISTORY, n. An account mostly false, of
events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and.
|HISTORIAN, n. a student or writer of history. HISTORIAN, n. a broad-gauge |
gossip. (Bierce) 11. IDIOT, n. a foolish or stupid person. IDIOT, n. a member of a
large and powerful tribe whose influence in human affairs has always been
|HISTORIAN, n. A broad-gauge gossip. HISTORY, n. An account mostly false, of |
events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and
soldiers mostly fools. Of Roman history, great Niebuhr's shown 'Tis nine-tenths ...
|The hippogrifF was therefore one quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty |
cents in gold. The study of natural history is full of surprises. HISTORIAN, m. A
broad-gauge gossip. HISTORY, n. An account, mostly 1 60 H THE CYNIC'S
|HISTORIAN, n.A broadgauge gossip. HISTORY, n.An account mostly false, of |
events mostly unimportant, whichare broughtaboutby rulers mostly knaves, and
soldiersmostly fools. Of Roman history, great Niebuhr's shown 'Tis