Oddly enough, this last Cockney epigram clings to my memory.
It is sometimes an epigram, and at worst it is never a quotation.
It's a common melodrama with bits of wit and epigram stuck on to it!
The epigram, with its faint whiff of the eighties, meant nothing.
I remember his epigram: 'Once I was the son of my father; now I am the father of my son.'
There is little point—that is, there is no epigram—in the 'Trial.'
Mendelssohn seeking an epigram had stumbled into a dubious oracle.
"I wasn't thinking," he answered, searching guiltily for an epigram.
A war is undertaken for an epigram or a distich, as in Europe for a duchy.
I asked him to be more explicit, and he amplified his epigram into: "Pekingese."