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  • The Epigram is a verse saying, of a few lines in length, in which two lines (not necessarily consecutive) are capable of standing by themselves as a unit proverb.

    Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature

  • War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815/1812.6 "Epigram"

    Epigram

  • War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815/1808.8 "[Epigram]"

    [Epigram]

  • Compare Moore's "Epigram:" "'I want the Court Guide,' said my lady, 'to look If the House, Seymour Place, be at 30 or 20,'" etc.

    The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7. Poetry

  • War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815/1794.18 "Epigram"

    Epigram

  • An Epitaph is but a kind of Epigram only applied to the report of the dead persons estate and degree, or of his other good or bad partes, to his commendation or reproch: and is an inscription such as a man may commodiously write or engraue vpon a tombe in few verses, pithie, quicke and sententious for the passer by to peruse, and iudge vpon without any long tariaunce: So as if it exceede the measure of an Epigram, it is then

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • The Epigram upon the Translation of the Farmer's Boy into Latin is well pointed.

    Critical Review, 35 (May 1802), 67–75

  • Then came Mandelstam ' s 16-line satirical poem, " Stalin ' s Epigram, " the ransacking of the couple ' s Moscow apartment, arrests and exiles.

    Indelible Portraits Of Women

  • The piece I coveted most was the endtable, “The endtable to end all tables,” or “Epigram,” designed by Milton Glaser.

    Buzzine » Green With Music

  • And I so love the Epigram where he offers to keep the corpse and bury the woman alive.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Poetry Friday: Robert Burns, 1759-1796

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