CUNNING, N. The Faculty That Distinguishes A Weak Animal Or Person From A Strong One.

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CUNNING, n. The faculty that distinguishes a weak animal or person
from a strong one. It brings its possessor much mental satisfaction
and great material adversity. An Italian proverb says: "The furrier
gets the skins of more foxes than asses."
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"