A collection of epigrams. To which is prefix"d, a critical dissertation on this species of poetry.

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ContributionsOldys, William, 1696-1761, supposed comp.
LC ClassificationsPN6280 .C6 1727
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Paginationxxiii, [264] p.
Number of Pages264
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LC Control Number16004514

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In literature, an epigraph is a phrase, quotation, or poem that is set at the beginning of a document, monograph or section thereof. The epigraph may serve as a preface to the work; as a summary; as a counter-example; or as a link from the work to a wider literary canon, with the purpose of either inviting comparison or enlisting a conventional context.

A collection of quotes, quips, epigrams, witticisms, and humorous comments. For personal enjoyment and ready reference. From Bible quotes and Christian teachings to the words of renowned historical figures, this collection of over 3, entries offers wit, wisdom, and an emphasis on practical living.

It was to celebrate the opening of the Roman Colosseum in 80 CE that Martial published his first book of poems, "On the Spectacles." Written with satiric wit and a talent for the memorable phrase, the poems in this collection record the broad spectacle of shows in the new arena.

The great Latin epigrammist's twelve subsequent books capture the spirit of Roman life--both public and private--in 5/5(1). The first work of English literature penned in North America was Robert Hayman's Quodlibets, Lately Come Over from New Britaniola, Old Newfoundland, which is a collection of over epigrams, many of which do not conform to the two-line rule or trend.

While the collection was written between and in what is now Harbour Grace. Books XI and XII are later additions, in the Leipzig edition. [2] Book XI is a collection of moralising epigrams, titled Monosticha Quaedam Ethica et Politica Veterum Sapientum, and are not due to Owen: they are from the Disticha de Moribus of Michel Verino.

[2] [3] [4] Book XII is a collection of fragments by Owen. The original 4. ‘The forms of satirical discourse and epigram are introduced to convey his opinions more directly.’ ‘From the 70s and 80s A.D., we have some poems and epigrams by Martial.’ ‘He wrote book after book of poems of various lengths, one collection consisting of poems so brief that some are epigrams or puns.’.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ Author: Collection. Books XI and XII are later additions, in the Leipzig edition. Book XI is a collection of moralising epigrams, titled Monosticha Quaedam Ethica et Politica Veterum Sapientum, and are not due to Owen: they are from the Disticha de Moribus of Michel Verino.

Book XII is a collection of fragments by Owen. The original 4 volumes are. Beginning to See: A collection of epigrams about the problem of living and the freedom to be gained through meditation Paperback – November 1, by A. Sujata (Author) › Visit Amazon's A.

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I also keep my own collection of epigrams in my commonplace book, organized by section. If I am looking for a good thought about relationships.

Proverbs 30 is the 30th chapter of the Book of Proverbs in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. The book is a compilation of several wisdom literature collections, with the heading in may be intended to regard Solomon as the traditional author of the whole book, but the dates of the individual collections are difficult to determine, and the book probably obtained.

This collection of epigrams has a publish date ofentries chosen by Ralph A. Lyon and William S. Lord. You'll find epigrams authored by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, Shakespeare, Ogden Ward, Thomas Moore, Percy Bryce Shelley and more/5(2).

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Preview. A prosopography to Martial’s epigrams is a sprawling, laborious — and immensely valuable — resource for the study of Rome’s preeminent trio of authors have tackled an ambitious (and perhaps at first blush daft) project of producing “a dictionary” comprising data about every character mentioned by name or implicitly referenced within the entirety of.

Fifty-Four Conceits is one of a new series of reprints of classic books created by Ravilious in conjunction with friends. Originally published inthe charming, accessible verse of this collection of epigrams and epitaphs both serious and comic, by Martin Armstrong, was accompanied by woodcuts made by Ravilious especially for this volume.

In Latin. With an index. ESTC citation number T Collated, lacking page / leaf X7, and lacking endpapers. Otherwise complete. The signatures for this work run as A8, b2, B-X6, X8, Y-Z8, Aa-Oo8, Pp4, a-f8, g4, h2. A collection of.

Its first epigraph is a quote from a classical Greek tragedy by Aeschylus, while the second one is from a collection of epigrams and sayings by William Penn. Both of them deal with death — one of the major motifs of the book. The Greek Anthology ("Gathering of Flowers") is the name given to a collection of about short Greek poems (called epigrams but usually not epigrammatic) by about composers.

To the collection (called "Stephanus," wreath or garland) made and contributed to by Meleager of Gadara (1st century BCE) was added another by Philippus of Thessalonica (late 1st century CE), a third by. The Cyzicene epigrams are a collection of nineteen numbered epigrams, each accompanied by a short prose preamble, which, together with a one-sentence introduction, constitute the third and shortest book of the Palatine Anthology.

The epigrams are supposed to have been inscribed somewhere on the columns of the temple of Apollonis at Cyzicus, a monument which no longer exists.

Hold Singapore in Your Hands. It doesn't get more local than this. Shop fiction and non-fiction, novels to picture books, memoirs to cookbooks, graphic novels to poetry. Writing in the late first century CE—when the epigram was firmly embedded in the social life of the Roman elite—Martial published his poems in a series of books that were widely read and enjoyed.

Exploring what it means to read such a collection of epigrams, Fitzgerald examines the paradoxical relationship between the self-enclosed epigram. This is a collection of pithy sayings of Mahatma Gandhi on various subjects and important issues for rapid reference. The compiler has selected a few thousand epigrams from Gandhiji’s voluminous writings.

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This book comes closely after William Fitzgerald’s realignment of Martial’s oeuvre that stresses the interaction and reception of the book(s) of epigrams with (and within) a field of literary production as it is presented by the collection itself.

2 While there is some overlap in the material covered, the vision of Rimell’s work is. Epigram Books is an independent publisher that began as a division of the multiple award-winning communications design firmit was registered as a separate entity to champion Singaporean literature.

Since then, Epigram Books has published all manner of fiction and non-fiction, from novels to picture books, memoirs to cookbooks, graphic novels to poetry. As books were also considered to be precious, they were no exception to this rule: epigrams written in and on them are called “book epigrams”.

Currently, more than such epigrams have been identified. These date from the 8th to the lateth centuries and are collected in the Database of Byzantine Book Epigrams. The diversity of this. Thesaurus of Epigrams, Edited by Edmund Fuller. a New Classified Collection of Witty Remarks, Bon Mots, and Toasts by Fuller, Edmund (Ed.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Collection of Historical and State Poems, Satyrs, Songs, and Epigrams.

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Richard Krause’s collection of epigrams, Eye Exams jabs at collective truths, creating its own perspective, or lack thereof. The preface defines an epigram as “a concise, often witty short statement that has a twist.” Epigrams are time-full, whereas axioms, aphorisms and other quotes-to-live-by are timeless standards.

Epigrams may be true for now, but not later. ‎This volume, complete with an introduction by George Henry Sargent, contains an interesting collection of epigrams and aphorisms attributed to Oscar Wilde. This book was created from a scan of the original artifact, and as such the text of the book is not selectable or searchable.

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Sylloge Rufiniana, supposed collection of epigrams of Rufinus found in Book V of the Palatine Anthology (or together with epigrams from other poets) Anthologion of epigrams about rivers, lakes, cliffs, mountains and mountaintops (Ἐπιγραμμάτων ἀνθολόγιον περὶ ποταμῶν λιμνῶν κρηνῶν ὀρῶν.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.Another book published by Hubbard was entitled “Mottos: Being a Collection of Epigrams.” This book was a collection of cleaver quotations selected and penned by Hubbard.

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