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Bierce

Ambrose (Gwinett). 1842--?1914, US journalist and author of humorous sketches, horror stories, and tales of the supernatural: he disappeared during a mission in Mexico (1913)
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Enrico was well aware that his was an unconventional view: "I believe that Ambrose Bierce, who has been always considered a 'black' nihilist author, is, at bottom, a man who loves mankind, who loves nature, and who loves life" (93).
It is unclear whether Bierce ever committed or observed any actual coups degrace during the war.
Ambrose Bierce, who may not have worked on the stone
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Our city leaders are acting the same way Bierce predicted, and still expecting different results.
While generals in the 1880s increasingly argued over their own exploits and shortcomings, rewriting history as the war receded ever further in the national memory, Ambrose Bierce would "tell it like it was," disproving Whitman's oft-quoted maxim, "The real war will never get in the books.
Volume VII of The collected works of Ambrose Bierce.
Opening with Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Black Cat'; to Mark Twin's 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County'; and 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge' by Ambrose Bierce, the stories comprising "The Creative Collection Of American Short Stories" is a virtual cornucopia of short story masterpieces, concluding with 'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Who can resist the romantic finality of the farewells of Ambrose Bierce or Hart Crane?
While many citizens drew consolation from memorial funeral sermons and their belief in a heavenly reunion, disillusioned writers such as Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson, and Ambrose Bierce questioned whether or not dying in war had any redemptive value.
Ambrose Bierce, author of The Devil's Dictionary, would have approved of Forster, and Forster of Bierce, who defined an optimist as 'a proponent of the doctrine that black is white'.
In the words ofAmbrose Bierce (The Enlarged Devil's Dictionary), astrology is the "science of making the dupe see stars.