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The wicked man's epitaph, as a rule, may be generally appropriately written in the pithy words "He was, and is not."
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He is in speech eloquent and pithy; but which is chiefest, he is in religion, as religious in life as he is sincere in profession.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
The familiar voice that gave utterance to this pithy affirmation proceeded from the doorway leading into the reception hall.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
As pithy an inscription appears on the bell of S. Ives, which is rung early in the morning.
CURIOUS CHURCH CUSTOMSVARIOUS
Aphorism, af′or-izm, n. a concise statement of a principle in any science: a brief, pithy saying: an adage.
With what pithy expression the first two lines place you in the very heart of the subject!
Its contents were unpleasantly short and pithy—'Hal drowned at two o'clock this morning.
ANIMAL GHOSTSELLIOTT O'DONNELL
Then comes his trial and condemnation, the account of which is most remarkable precise and pithy.
THE HISTORY OF THE CATNACH PRESSCHARLES HINDLEY
WORDS RELATED TO PITHY
- ball of fire
- coming on strong
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