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  • interj. A comment expressing approval; an accolade; "that was spoken well" (clearly or eloquently.)


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  • It has been well said that “Gonzalo is so occupied with duty, in which alone he finds pleasure, that he scarce notices the gnat-stings of wit with which his opponents pursue him; or, if he observes, firmly and easily repels them.”

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters

  • It operates very powerfully with the young and impressible portion of the community; therefore Cassius M. Clay very well said with regard to the demonstration at Stafford House:

    The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • “Goot gezugt,” well said Silberstein replies with emphasis.

    Kosher Krusher Stems Jewish Intermarriage Through Demolition Derby

  • Sabatier agreeing with most independent critics, has well said (L'Apotre Paul, 1896, 42): These differences cannot in any way alter the reality of the fact; their bearing on the narrative is extremely remote; they do not deal even with the circumstances accompanying the miracle but with the subjective impressions which the companions of St. Paul received of these circumstances ....

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • "Lanowski's the man for simulations, and he's pretty well said it all," Macleod replied.

    Crusader Gold

  • Aurelio Saffi well said that “in these supreme moments you would have called Cavour a follower of Mazzini.”


  • And of many things it is well said —” Move not the immovables,” and this may be regarded as one of them.


  • O Cleinias, many things of old time were well said and sung; and the saying about the Fates was one of them.



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