The chief aims of the author are conciseness and clearness (breviter et dilucide scribere).
wit, sparkle and conciseness.
He made the world of men and things his study, learned to write his mother-tongue with idiomatic conciseness, and nourished his imagination on the masterpieces of the Romans.
(1907), though written from a different standpoint, resemble Denney's in their conciseness and penetration.
It has come down in a very corrupt state, and its difficulties are increased by the unpoetical nature of the subject, the straining after conciseness, and the obtrusive use of metaphor.