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The Devil's Dictionary: Occident

by Ambrose Bierce
OCCASIONAL
OCEAN

OCCIDENT

-n.

The part of the world lying west (or east) of the Orient. It is largely inhabited by Christians, a powerful subtribe of the Hypocrites, whose principal industries are murder and cheating, which they are pleased to call "war" and "commerce." These, also, are the principal industries of the Orient.

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