Ambrose Bierce

An Inscription (For A Statue Of Napoleon, At West Point)

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist.






A famous conqueror, in battle brave,
Who robbed the cradle to supply the grave.
His reign laid quantities of human dust:
He fell upon the just and the unjust.

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