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by Ambrose Bierce
INFALAPSARIAN
INJURY

INGRATE

-n.

One who receives a benefit from another, or is otherwise an object of charity.

   "All men are ingrates," sneered the cynic.  "Nay,"
The good philanthropist replied;
"I did great service to a man one day
Who never since has cursed me to repay,
Nor vilified."
   "Ho!" cried the cynic, "lead me to him straight —
With veneration I am overcome,
And fain would have his blessing." "Sad your fate —
He cannot bless you, for AI grieve to state
This man is dumb."

- Ariel Selp