epigrammatical love


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  • adj. Pertaining to, or in the form of, an epigram.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as epigrammatic.


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  • I have begun each chapter with an epigrammatical snippet from some of his songs.

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  • As these writings reveal it is doubtless both futile and perhaps dangerous to find any epigrammatical explanation of how this country has been governed.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Resolving the Goldsmith Contradiction:

  • Mr.D. WILLOUGHBY has an excellent fund of literary reminiscence, on which he draws for the modelling of a very pretty epigrammatical style, I should, after reading the book, have agreed with him heartily.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, July 14th, 1920

  • Seeing the utter impossibility of justifying this celebrity by his works, we must presume that it proceeded chiefly from his amiable character, his pointed epigrammatical conversation, and in a great measure, also, from his brilliant position in the world.

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851

  • The young gentlemen might wear appended to the third button-hole of the left breast, epigrammatical notices of 'THE EXPECTATIONS' in which they so generally abound, as follows:

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, January 1844 Volume 23, Number 1

  • Before producing these he had composed his really important poems, which are chiefly satirical and epigrammatical in their nature.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • SANAZZARO was a Neapolitan poet and epigrammatist, who could not -- his times being what they were -- be expected to overlook the fact that in these slanderous rumours of incest was excellent matter for epigrammatical verse.

    The Life of Cesare Borgia

  • As for the substance of his thinking, as we have already seen in the Discourses, and shall soon have an opportunity of seeing still more clearly, it was often as thin and hollow as if he had belonged to the company of the epigrammatical, who, after all, have far less of a monopoly of shallow thinking than is often supposed.


  • It is easy now, as it was easy for Rousseau in the last century, to ask in an epigrammatical manner by how much men are better or happier for having found out this or that novelty in transcendental mathematics, biology, or astronomy; and this is very well as against the discoverer of small marvels who shall give himself out for the benefactor of the human race.


  • Students are now taught to be calm and colloquial; to aim at producing epigrammatical essays; to discuss sociological problems and address the intellects of their auditors rather in the style of the lecture platform or college class room.

    Recollections of a Long Life


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