Thesaurus / epigram
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In any case, the details of Christian eschatology must not engage us much in interpreting Goethe's epigram.
THE EPICLASCELLES ABERCROMBIE
The epigram, therefore, is false; and if Rodogune did not go away, this bad epigram could not be retained.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 10 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Poliziano, it may be remarked, thought it worth while to flatter Guidobaldo in a Greek epigram.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY, VOLUME 1 (OF 7)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Alliteration is, however, more readily allowed in epigram and antithesis than in plain, straightforward passages.
TALKS ON WRITING ENGLISHARLO BATES
Fisher Ames compressed in an epigram the evil and good of republican institutions.
NINETEENTH CENTURY QUESTIONSJAMES FREEMAN CLARKE
And, as a further favour, finish the hexameter in this epigram?
Of the rest I cannot think any excellent: the Skylark pleases me best, which has, however, more of the epigram than of the ode.
THE WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. IN NINE VOLUMESSAMUEL JOHNSON
And what say you to the following, Mr. Editor, which form a sonnet rather than an epigram?
"Sufficient unto me is the change thereof," he said, with all the effect of an epigram.
ANN VERONICAH. G. WELLS
To be lively is to be flippant, and epigram is dubbed paradox.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
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