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Ambrose Bierce Quotes: In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
         

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.


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In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
         



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