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Ambrose Gwinett BIERCE

"CLERGYMAN, n. A man who undertakes the management of our spiritual affairs as a method of better[ing] his temporal ones."

"PRAY, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy."

"RELIGION, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable."