PHYSIOGNOMY, n. The art of determining the character of another by the resemblances and differences between his face and our own, which is the standard of excellence.
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INTIMACY, n. A relation into which fools are providentially drawn for their mutual destruction.
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
PEDIGREE, n. The known part of the route from an arboreal ancestor with a swim bladder to an urban descendant with a cigarette.
LOCK-AND-KEY, n. The distinguishing device of civilization and enlightenment.
RATTLESNAKE, n. Our prostrate brother, 'Homo ventrambulans'.
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