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Salamander: Originally a reptile inhabiting fire; later, an anthropomorphous immortal, but still a pyrophile. Salamanders are now believed to be extinct, the last one of which we have an account having been seen in Carcassonne by the Abbe Belloc, who exorcised it with a bucket of holy water. - Ambrose Bierce

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US writer and satirist. Lived 1842 - 1914.

Born:24th June, 1842
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Starsign: Cancer

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