Amnesty, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish.
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
Noise: a stench in the ear.
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Bath, n. A kind of mystic ceremony substituted for religious worship, with what spiritual efficacy has not been determined.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.