Tag: Ambrose Bierce

Sorcellerie

Frau Gaubenslosher was strongly suspected of witchcraft. […] And it must be confessed appearances were against the Frau. In the first place, she lived quite alone in a forest. This was suspicious. – Ambrose Bierce – The fowl Witch –

The elegance of Relics

The collection contained also most interesting relics. There were robes, jewels, swords of honor, and every kind of “testimonials of esteem” ; a king’s skull fashioned into a wine cup […] embalmed ears of several of the family’s most renowned enemies […] mementoes and souvenirs precious beyond the appraisals of imagination. – Ambrose Bierce – […]

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