DIARY, n. A daily record of that part of one's life, which he can relate to himself without blushing.   Hearst kept a diary wherein were writ  All that he had of wisdom and of wit.  So the Recording Angel, when Hearst died,  Erased all entries of his own and cried:  'I'll judge you by your diary.' Said Hearst:  'Thank you; 'twill show you I am Saint the First' -  Strai. -Ambrose Bierce

 

DIARY, n. A daily record of that part of one's life, which he can relate to himself without blushing. Hearst kept a diary wherein were writ All that he had of wisdom and of wit. So the Recording Angel, when Hearst died, Erased all entries of his own and cried: 'I'll judge you by your diary.' Said Hearst: 'Thank you; 'twill show you I am Saint the First' - Strai.


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