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Epigrams: wit and wisdom in brief.

Walter Jerrold

Epigrams: wit and wisdom in brief.

by Walter Jerrold

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Published by Simpkin Marshall Ltd in London .
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EPIGRAMS AND EPITAPHS; EPIGRAMS. Wit and Wisdom in Brief. Edited by Walter Jerrold. New York: The Thomas Y. Crowell Company $ EPITAPHS. Memorable legal quotations;: Data, epigrams, wit, and wisdom from legal and literary sources, Hardcover – January 1, by Eugene C Gerhart (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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“Brevity is the soul of wit,” Shakespeare’s Polonius says, issuing the greatest unintentional aphorism in literature: at the time, scholars say, the line meant merely that concision is the. It is called epigram a brief, interesting, memorable, and sometimes surprising or satirical statement.

The word is derived from the Greek ἐπίγραμμα epigramma 'inscription' from ἐπιγράφειν epigraphein 'to write on, to inscribe', and the literary device has been employed for over two millennia.

The presence of wit or sarcasm tends to distinguish non-poetic epigrams from. Epigram is derived from the Greek word epigramma which means to inscribe or inscription. Epigram is a rhetorical device aimed to be express in a brief manner; however, it should be memorable, interesting, paradoxical, and funny.

Writing epigrams challenges the ability of the writer to deliver witty statements with brevity. When to Use Epigrams. Its body brevity, and wit its soul. —Samuel Taylor Coleridge Since brevity is the soul of wit, And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, I will be brief.

—William Shakespeare Epigrams are "short and well-seasoned."—Thomas Campion To write an epigram, cram. If you lack wit, scram. —Michael R. Burch. Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations (Dover Thrift Editions) User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Dover goes Wilde with these two fine additions to its line of bargain titles. Lady Windermere is a typical Wilde farce; the latter volume is simply a 3/5(2). Brief Summary of Book: The Wit and Wisdom of Lee Kuan Yew by Lee Kuan Yew Here is a quick description and cover image of book The Wit and Wisdom of Lee Kuan Yew written by Lee Kuan Yew which was published in   Booklet of Mike Bloomberg’s 'Wit and Wisdom' could haunt him during presidential bid: Critics The book of quotes is reopening an inconvenient chapter in Bloomberg's career.

Wick chose not arrange his epigrams by these categories so it is almost a challenge to the reader figure out what goes where. It is wise to follow his suggestion not to speed-read the book, but to take one epigram at a time –like a little shot of wit and wisdom. Many of the epigrams are reverse clichés -- a twist on an well-known s: 9.

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ISBN: ISBN About Epigrams. Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite.

With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not “the grandeur that was Rome. Epigrams, aphorisms, and other bon mots gathered from the celebrated wit's plays, essays, and conversation offer an entertaining selection of observations both comic and profound.

Organized by category, the nearly quotes range in subject from human nature, morals, and society to art, politics, history, and more. father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome.

His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not “the grandeur that was Rome,” but rather the timeless themes Reviews: Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations by In this superlative collection of quotations by the great Irish playwright and wit, readers will find the very best of Wilde's scintillating comments on art, human nature, morals, society, politics, history, and numerous other subjects.

Epigrams, aphorisms, and other bon mots gleaned. A Collection of Wit and Wisdom. Author: Running Press; Publisher: Hachette UK ISBN: Category: Reference Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "I must die as I lived, beyond my means." Arguably the most quoted man in history, and certainly in his day, this enormous miniature collection is filled with Oscar Wildes' most notorious and witty sayings.

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With recent changes in the composition of the Supreme Court, First. Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome.

His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite.

With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not “the grandeur that was Rome,”4/5(36).Epigrams: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lockridge, Norman.

Golden treasury of the world's wit and wisdom. New York, The Black Hawk Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Norman Lockridge.Louis A. Berman is the author of Proverb Wit and Wisdom ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Practical Idioms ( avg rating, 3 r /5(1).