Can Such Things Be?

Can Such Things Be?

by Ambrose Bierce

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 27/04/2019

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Ambrose Bierce never owned a horse, a carriage, or a car; he was a renter who never owned his own home. He was a man on the move, a man who traveled light: and in the end he rode, with all of his possessions, on a rented horse into the Mexican desert to join Pancho Villa -- never to return


. Can Such Things Be?


Once William Randolph Hearst -- Bierce's employer, who was bragging about his own endless collections of statuary, art, books, tapestries, and, of course real estate like Hearst Castle -- once William Randolph Hearst asked Bierce what he collected. Bierce responded, smugly: "I collect words. And ideas. Like you, I also store them. But in the reservoir of my mind. I can take them out and display them at a moment's notice. Eminently portable, Mr. Hearst. And I don't find it necessary to show them all at the same time." Such things can be

ISBN:
1230003205563
1230003205563
Category:
Short stories
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
27-04-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
UnderPress Books

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