Sentence Examples


  • Delicate irony and pointed epigram take the place of broad humour.
  • Especially in this last he shows a tendency to epigram and often uses humorous and pathetic expressions.
  • His personal appearance was remarkable, and not imposing, for he was very short, with plain features, ungainly gestures and manners, very near-sighted, and of disagreeable voice; yet he became (after wisely giving up an attempt at the ornate style of oratory) a very effective speaker in a kind of conversational manner, and in the epigram of debate he had no superior among the statesmen of his time except Lord Beaconsfield.
  • The second epigram is anonymous, and runs as follows: - " The Chian is another.
  • Lastly, Archimedes is credited with the famous Cattle-Problem enunciated in the epigram edited by G.
 

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