RUMOR, n. A favorite weapon of the assassins of character.   Sharp, irresistible by mail or shield,   By guard unparried as by flight unstayed,  O serviceable Rumor, let me wield   Against my enemy no other blade.  His be the terror of a foe unseen,   His the inutile hand upon the hilt,  And mine the deadly tongue, long, slender, keen,   Hinting a rumor of some . -Ambrose Bierce

 

RUMOR, n. A favorite weapon of the assassins of character. Sharp, irresistible by mail or shield, By guard unparried as by flight unstayed, O serviceable Rumor, let me wield Against my enemy no other blade. His be the terror of a foe unseen, His the inutile hand upon the hilt, And mine the deadly tongue, long, slender, keen, Hinting a rumor of some .


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