aphorism

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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.

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