The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8 by Ambrose Bierce


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Library of Congress Card Catalog No 66-14638



Printed in the U.S.A. by

EDWARD BROTHERS INC.

Ann Arbor, Michigan


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CONTENTS


NEGLIGIBLE TALES
A BOTTOMLESS GRAVE 9
JUPITER DOKE, BRIGADIER-GENERAL 23
THE WIDOWER TURMORE 41
THE CITY OF THE GONE AWAY 52
THE MAJOR'S TALE 63
CURRIED COW 76
A REVOLT OF THE GODS 89
THE BAPTISM OF DOBSHO 95
THE RACE AT LEFT BOWER 104
THE FAILURE OF HOPE & WANDEL 110
PERRY CHUMLY'S ECLIPSE 115
A PROVIDENTIAL INTIMATION 122
MR. SWIDDLER'S FLIP-FLAP 131
THE LITTLE STORY 138

THE PARENTICIDE CLUB
MY FAVORITE MURDER 147
OIL OF DOG 163
AN IMPERFECT CONFLAGRATION 171
THE HYPNOTIST 177

THE FOURTH ESTATE
MR. MASTHEAD, JOURNALIST 187
WHY I AM NOT EDITING "THE STINGER" 195
CORRUPTING THE PRESS 204
"THE BUBBLE REPUTATION" 211

THE OCEAN WAVE
A SHIPWRECKOLLECTION 219
THE CAPTAIN OF "THE CAMEL" 226
THE MAN OVERBOARD 239
A CARGO OF CAT 258

"ON WITH THE DANCE!" A REVIEW
THE PRUDE IN LETTERS AND LIFE 267
THE BEATING OF THE BLOOD 270
THERE ARE CORNS IN EGYPT 276
A REEF IN THE GABARDINE 282
ENTER A TROUPE OF ANCIENTS, DANCING 285
CAIRO REVISITED 296
JAPAN WEAR AND BOMBAY DUCKS 299
IN THE BOTTOM OF THE CRUCIBLE 311
COUNSEL FOR THE DEFENSE 316
THEY ALL DANCE 321
LUST, QUOTH'A 330
OUR GRANDMOTHERS' LEGS 332

EPIGRAMS 343




NEGLIGIBLE TALES





A BOTTOMLESS GRAVE

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