It is to me the ultimate book about Spain—not a big book, but a wise, enlightened one, epigrammatic and perceptive.
And I felt the message ought to be epigrammatic in a way and worthy of it.
In epigrammatic power, it was the strongest summary of the demands of the South.
The example set by Martial gradually led to a considerable development of epigrammatic literature.
They were often graceful and epigrammatic, but always sterling in their value and full of thought.
Macaulay is preëminent in this kind, and woe to the party or the man that comes between him and his epigrammatic necessity!
"epigrammatic," said the King, shaking his finger sadly at him.
Would the epigrammatic translation of "sede vacanti" as "Not well and gone away for a holiday" be accepted by an examiner?
"I choose death," he said, adopting the Wyandot's epigrammatic manner.
Make a collection of the epigrammatic sayings in this essay that you think are worth remembering.