This aphorism seemed to merit a new cigar on Crane's part, so he lighted one.
When you have thoroughly digested this aphorism, you are fit to start in the world.
Pleasurably, for a moment, he considered the altruism of that aphorism.
His aphorism was, "Gentlemen, the secret of surgery is the nailbrush."
His uncle uttered an aphorism: "The throne is a board covered with velvet."
But if there be any truth in the aphorism, we must define our terms.
"Whatever good is from God, whatever ill from thyself," is a Koranic aphorism.
It is an aphorism among them, that "where a Gy loves it is her pleasure to obey."
Where learned you that aphorism, out of place on such rosy lips?
I cannot tell you how puzzled I was to make out what my father meant by his aphorism.