It aims less at clearness and vividness than at epigrammatic point.
The style is quaint and epigrammatic;.
His style ranges from the brilliancy of his youth to the sternness and sombre gravity of age, passing almost to poetic expression in its epigrammatic terseness.
The style of the Epodes is pointed and epigrammatic, that of the Satires natural and familiar.
Emerson's style is brilliant, epigrammatic, gem-like; clear in sentences, obscure in paragraphs.