Questions tagged [ambrose-bierce]

Questions about the American short story writer, journalist, poet and Civil War veteran Ambrose Bierce (1842 – circa 1914) and his works. One of his best-known works is the satirical 'The Devil's Dictionary'.

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A real meaning of a Bramarbas or a Holofernes?

Before long the madness of intoxication broke out; they attacked one another with fists and knives, and it looked as if they would do murder. Suddenly the Saltmaster’s son, who had stood looking on, ...