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.
  • Lessing's theory of the origin of the epigram is somewhat fanciful, but no other critic has offered so many pregnant hints as to the laws of epigrammatic verse, or defended with so much force and ingenuity the character of Martial.
  • 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.