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Epigram Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a witty saying

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  • a witty saying

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  • Epigram: For other uses, see Epigram (disambiguation). An epigram is a brief, interesting, memorable, and sometimes surprising or satirical statement. Derived
  • Epigram Books: Epigram Books is an independent publishing company in Singapore. It is known for publishing works of Singapore-based writers, poets and playwrights.
  • Epigram (programming language): Epigram is a functional programming language with dependent types. Epigram also refers to the IDE usually packaged with the language. Epigram's type system
  • Epigram (newspaper): Epigram is an independent student newspaper of the University of Bristol. It was established in 1988 by James Landale, now a senior BBC journalist, who
  • Epigram (disambiguation): An epigram is a short poem with a clever twist, or a concise and witty statement. Epigram may also refer to: Epigram (programming language), a functional
  • Epigram (horse): Epigram (foaled 1949 in Ontario) was a Canadian Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the 1952 Queen's Plate, Canada's most prestigious race and
  • Epigrams (Plato): Eighteen Epigrams are attributed to Plato, most of them considered spurious. These are short poems suitable for dedicatory purposes written in the form
  • Stalin Epigram: The Stalin epigram, also known as The Kremlin Highlander (Russian: Кремлёвский горец) is a satirical poem by the Russian poet Osip Mandelstam, written
  • Epigram of Amazaspos: The Epigram of Amazaspos (Georgian: ამაზასპის ეპიგრამა) is a funerary epigram written in Ancient Greek on an inscription found in Rome. It memorialises
  • Epigrams on Programming: "Epigrams on Programming" is an article by Alan Perlis published in 1982, for ACM's SIGPLAN journal. The epigrams are a series of short, programming-language-neutral

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* What is an epigram A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

* Most of those who make collections of verse or epigram are like men eating cherries or oysters they choose out the best at first, and end by eating all. - Sbastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort

* An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly. - Edwin P. Whipple

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