1.The natural equipment to accomplish some small part of the meaner ambitions distinguishing able men from dead ones. In the last analysis ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity. Perhaps, however, this impressive quality is rightly appraised; it is no easy task to be solemn.
2.That rare quality of mind to which monuments are erected by posterity above the bones of paupers.
(also: The Devil's Dictionary)
why are you waiting?
“The Guide is a limitless source of invaluable information; ”
Would you care to join?