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| “HUMORIST, n. A plague that would have softened down the hoar austerity of Pharaoh's heart and persuaded him to dismiss Israel with his best wishes, cat-quick.|
Lo! the poor humorist, whose tortured mind See jokes in crowds, though still to gloom inclined -- Whose simple appetite, untaught to stray, His brains, renewed by night, consumes by day. He thinks, admitted to an equal sty, A graceful hog would bear his company. --Alexander Poke”
Ambrose Bierce quotes (American Writer, Journalist and Editor, 1842-1914)
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dismiss synonyms: can, Canning, cans, discount, discounting, disregard, disregards, drop, drops, fire, give notice, ignore, ignores, ignoring, sack, sacks, send away, terminate, terminates, terminating, throw out.