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In the Midst of Life
Ambrose Bierce
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In the Midst of Life
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A collection of Ambrose Bierce’s American Civil War stories, psychological dramas, and satirical tales.

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Preface to the First Edition
In the Midst of Life
Soldiers
A Horseman in the Sky
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II
III
IV
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
I
II
III
Chickamauga
A Son of the Gods
One of the Missing
Killed at Resaca
The Affair at Coulters Notch
The Coup de Grâce
Parker Adderson, Philosopher
An Affair of Outposts
I: Concerning the Wish to Be Dead
II: How to Say What Is Worth Hearing
III: The Fighting of One Whose Heart Was Not in the Quarrel
IV: The Great Honor the Great
The Story of a Conscience
I
II
III
IV
One Kind of Officer
I: Of the Uses of Civility
II: Under What Circumstances Men Do Not Wish to Be Shot
III: How to Play the Cannon Without Notes
IV: To Introduce General Masterson
V: How Sounds Can Fight Shadows
VI: Why, Being Affronted by A, It Is Not Best to Affront B
One Officer, One Man
George Thurston
The Mockingbird
Civilians
The Man Out of the Nose
An Adventure at Brownville
The Famous Gilson Bequest
The Applicant
A Watcher by the Dead
I
II
III
IV
The Man and the Snake
I
II
III
IV
A Holy Terror
I
II
III
IV
V
The Suitable Surroundings
The Night
The Day Before
The Day After
The Boarded Window
A Lady from Redhorse
The Eyes of the Panther
I: One Does Not Always Marry When Insane
II: A Room May Be Too Narrow for Three, Though One Is Outside
III: The Theory of the Defense
IV: An Appeal to the Conscience of God
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