ARSENIC, N. A Kind Of Cosmetic Greatly Affected By The Ladies, Whom It Greatly Affects In Turn.

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ARSENIC, n. A kind of cosmetic greatly affected by the ladies, whom
it greatly affects in turn.

"Eat arsenic? Yes, all you get,"
Consenting, he did speak up;
"'Tis better you should eat it, pet,
Than put it in my teacup."
Joel Huck
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"