Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.