Fantastic Fables

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Author: Ambrose Bierce

The Thistles Upon the Grave

A MIND Reader made a wager that he would be buried alive and remain so for six months, then be dug up alive. In order to secure the grave against secret disturbance, it was sown with thistles. At the end of three months, the Mind Reader lost his money. He had come up to eat the thistles.

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Chicago: Ambrose Bierce, "The Thistles Upon the Grave," Fantastic Fables in Fantastic Fables (New York: The Century Co., 1899), Original Sources, accessed April 22, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLW8S8UUZWTLQ7J.

MLA: Bierce, Ambrose. "The Thistles Upon the Grave." Fantastic Fables, in Fantastic Fables, New York, The Century Co., 1899, Original Sources. 22 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLW8S8UUZWTLQ7J.

Harvard: Bierce, A, 'The Thistles Upon the Grave' in Fantastic Fables. cited in 1899, Fantastic Fables, The Century Co., New York. Original Sources, retrieved 22 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLW8S8UUZWTLQ7J.