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  • The moral aspect has been given by Mr Swinburne in an epigram: - " Alfred was a terrible flirt and George did not behave as a perfect gentleman."
  • Lastly, Archimedes is credited with the famous Cattle-Problem enunciated in the epigram edited by G.
  • His Curia was notoriously corrupt, and he himself openly practised nepotism in favour of his children, concerning whom the epigram is quoted: "Octo nocens pueros genuit, totidemque puellas: - Hunc merito poterit dicere Roma patrem."
  • Timocreon thereupon attacked him most bitterly (see Plutarch, Themistocles, 21); and Simonides, the friend of Themistocles, retorted in an epigram (Anth.
  • Halfpenny a box on lucifer matches in 1871 (for which he suggested the epigram ex luce lucelluni, "out of light a little profit") roused a storm of opposition, and had to be dropped.

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