The Internet Wiretap 1st Online Edition of
THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY
Copyright 1911 by Albert and Charles Boni, Inc.
A Public Domain Text, Copyright Expired
Released April 15 1993
Entered by Aloysius of &tSftDotIotE
_The Devil's Dictionary_ was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was
continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. In that
year a large part of it was published in covers with the title _The
Cynic's Word Book_, a name which the author had not the power to
reject or happiness to approve. To quote the publishers of the
"This more reverent title had previously been forced upon him by
the religious scruples of the last newspaper in which a part of the
work had appeared . . .