Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
A man is known by the company he organizes.
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.
Enthusiasm – a distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.
The covers of this book are too far apart.
Alien – an American sovereign in his probationary state.
Ardor, n. The quality that distinguishes love without knowledge.
Duty – that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Genealogy, n. An account of one’s descent from a man who did not particularly care to trace his own.