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An American football coach tasked with running a British Premier League soccer team, Ted meets fans and players’ jeers with can-do aphorisms and basic human decency.
He’s in his late 70s so he often speaks in aphorisms straight out of Mayberry USA.
The well-worn aphorism of the Frenchman, “History repeats itself,” was about to assert itself.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Part of the first aphorism of Hippocrates is—Ὁ βίος βραχύς, ἡ δὲ τέχνη μακρή.
"Hit's the pore house fer a cow hand," was his terse aphorism on the subject, and Landy had never seen a "fitten" poor house.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Paragraphs sometimes close with a shorter statement of the proposition, a sort of aphorism or epigram.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
For each or either of these extra-scriptural Articles of Faith the preceding Aphorism supplies a safe criterion.
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
Aphorism, af′or-izm, n. a concise statement of a principle in any science: a brief, pithy saying: an adage.
This aphorism calls to my mind an anecdote in the life of Daguerre, related in the first edition of this book.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
As I have told you my own aphorism I feel I ought in fairness to record that of this aggrieved servant.

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