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Epigrams and sermonettes

by Jacob Thompson Johnson

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Published by Byrd printing company in Atlanta .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS3519.O262 E6 1917
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24194472M
LC Control Number18001360

Elizabethan epigrammatist and clergyman Thomas Bastard was born in Blandford, Dorchester, and educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, where he earned a BA and MA and was made a perpetual Fellow in The fellowship was . - Explore annewsmithsc's board "Quotes, Epigrams, Witty Sayings", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sayings, Quotes and Words pins.

Finally, there are two epigrams at the end of the book which, while not part of the main structural cycle, do interact with the theme of oral sex and os impurum seen within Books 2 and 3, and prepare the reader for the following books and the continuation of the theme throughout them. is a joking plea, asking Rufus to make sure that Chione. Martial’s first book of epigrams was written to commemorate the opening of Rome’s Flavian Amphitheater, now called the Colosseum, in 80 c.e., although .

Book [6], , [2] pages, [13] pages of plates: illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm Subjects: Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography. Place of Publication: United States New York (State) East Aurora. Notes: "Printed by the Roycrofters at their shop in East Aurora, New York, U.S.A. Presswork finished in October, nineteen hundred two. The epigram is the one-liner of literature. Most famous sayings that engage readers and make them ponder the meaning of what is said can be considered epigrams. Probably the most famous author of non-poetic epigrams is Oscar Wilde, who is .


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Epigrams and Sermonettes: Including Hammie Smoogles (Classic Reprint) [Jacob Thompson Johnson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Epigrams and Sermonettes: Including Hammie Smoogles T is with great pleasure that I present this volume to the reading publicAuthor: Jacob Thompson Johnson.

An epigram is 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 Books, Singapore. 11, likes talking about this.

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CONTEMPLATIONS, Being Several Short Essays, Helpful Sermonettes, Epigrams and Graphic Sayings Selected from the Writings of Elbert Hubbard - Signed [Elbert; Heloise Hubbard, ed.

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Learn More. Barnes & Noble Café. Relax and Refuel. Visit BN Café. Become a B&N Member. Members Save Every Day. Learn More. Written to celebrate the 80 CE opening of the Roman Colosseum, Martial's first book of poems, "On the Spectacles," tells of the shows in the new arena.

The great Latin epigrammist's twelve subsequent books capture the spirit of Roman life in vivid detail. Fortune hunters and busybodies, orators and lawyers, schoolmasters and acrobats, doctors and plagiarists, beautiful slaves and. Of all the great dandies, however, Oscar Wilde was a master of life's epigrams.

Whether the subject dealt with women, marriage, art, or gastronomy, Oscar Wilde had a mouthful to say-- all of which were witty Every great dandy must keep a journal of quips, gags, aphorisms, and epigrams/5.

T will be look'd for Book, when some but see Thy Title, Epigrams, and nam'd of me, Thou shoul'd be bold, licentious, full of gall; Wormwood, and sulphur, sharp, and tooth'd withall, Become a petulant Thing, hurl Ink, and Wit As Mad-men Stones: not caring whom they hit.

Deceive their Malice, who could wish it so. And by thy wiser Temper, let Men. quotes have been tagged as epigram: Oscar Wilde: ‘I like men who have a future and women who have a past.’, Oscar Wilde: ‘We live in an age when unne. Martial, Epigrams.

Book 5. Bohn's Classical Library () BOOK V. TO DOMITIAN, WITH THE AUTHOR'S BOOK. This offering, O Caesar, whether you are residing upon the hills of Palladian Alba, and looking thence on the one side upon the temple of Diana, and on the other upon the waters of Thetis,or whether the truth-telling sisters are.

Epigrams of both praise and blame were a popular Renaissance genre, notably in the poetry of Ben Jonson. The critic J.C. Scaliger in his Poetics () divided epigrams into four kinds: gall, vinegar, salt, and honey (that is, an epigram could be bitterly angry, sour, salacious, or sweet)." (David Mikics, A New Handbook of Literary Terms.

Yale Author: Richard Nordquist. An epigram is a little poem or clever statement, but an epigraph is a specific kind of epigram: a witty statement that's inscribed somewhere, such as on a building or at the beginning of a chapter or book.

Epigrams are short and often catchy, and sometimes a little like Dorothy Parker and Mark Twain were masters of the epigram. The first thing I do in the morning is. Be it, then, as you desire. Whatever readers light upon this book, will owe it to you that they come to the first page without being tired.

TO HIS BOOK. You could, I admit, have contained three hundred epigrams ; but who, my book, would have contained himself at you, and read you through. Yet learn, what are the advantages of a short book.

Epigrams & Aphorisms (Paperback or Softback) by Wilde, Oscar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at An epigram may be used as an epigraph, but epigraphs range in tone, form, and subject much more widely than epigrams do.

VII. In Closing. Brevity is difficult, and so is wit, but the epigram effortless combines the two for a memorable and universal expression of truth. Epigrams can be poetic, witty, paradoxical, and surprising.

The HyperTexts Examples of Epigrams: the Best Epigrams of All Time Examples: The examples of epigrams below are among the best of all time, in one person's examples are followed by a definition and brief history of the epigram form, after which more examples of the various genres and sub-genres of epigrams are given.

Full text of "Contemplations: being several short essays, helpful sermonettes, epigrams and orphic sayings" See other formats. The following epigrams--or wise, pithy statements--on life by B.C. Forbes were taken from the book 'Forbes Epigrams: Thoughts on Life and Business' which is now in the public domain.

The most profitless thing to manufacture is excuses. To fill your job, fill your mind. Sturdy trees grow slowly.

The man who has done his level best, and who is. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and could therefore be over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards.

Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. We are currently taking preorders for this title. Orders for this book is expected to be fulfilled by end June – Jolene TanIllustrated by Is.The HyperTexts The Best Epigrams and Quotes from Literature, Poetry, Philosophy, Politics, Science, Sports and Religion Epigram definition #1: a rhetorical device that is brief, concise, memorable, and often witty, humorous, ironic, paradoxical, cutting, scathing and/or satirical.

Martial's Epigrams Book Two. Oxford University Press, Jan 8, - Literary Criticism - pages. 2 Reviews. This edition provides an English translation of and detailed commentary on the second book of epigrams published by the Latin poet Marcus Valerius Martialis.

The past ten years have seen a resurgence of interest in Martial's writings.5/5(2).