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Literature and Ideas

r.i.p.

The Devil's Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce

A careless abbreviation of requiescat in pace, attesting an indolent goodwill to the dead. According to the learned Dr. Drigge, however, the letters originally meant nothing more than reductus in pulvis.