WOMAN, n.    An animal usually living in the vicinity of Man, and having a  rudimentary susceptibility to domestication. It is credited by  many of the elder zoologists with a certain vestigial docility  acquired in a former state of seclusion, but naturalists of the  postsusananthony period, having no knowledge of the seclusion,  deny the virtue and declare that such as creation's dawn be. -Ambrose Bierce

 

WOMAN, n. An animal usually living in the vicinity of Man, and having a rudimentary susceptibility to domestication. It is credited by many of the elder zoologists with a certain vestigial docility acquired in a former state of seclusion, but naturalists of the postsusananthony period, having no knowledge of the seclusion, deny the virtue and declare that such as creation's dawn be.


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