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Epigrams made at several times upon several occasions

Epigrams made at several times upon several occasions

and continued to the year 1673

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Published by Printed for the author in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epigrams, English

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    Statementby Rich. Flecknoe
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1357:4
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination123 p. in various pagings
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18026949M

    Collections of Greek inscriptions initially started from the 3rd century BC and continued with collections of epigrams and short poems, which after the 1st century AD were called Anthologies. These anthologies of Greek epigrams were enlarged with additions of earlier collections, culminating in what is called today "Greek Anthology".. A list of certain of these works follows. We are an event planning company with a passion for creativity in the production of Canada’s most extraordinary weddings, social events, parties, & more. From The Windflowers of Asklepiades and The Poems of Poseidippos, translated by Edward Storer; from The Poet’s Translation Series, Second Set, No. 5; London: The Egoist Press, ; pp. THE POEMS OF POSEIDIPPOS [Translated by EDWARD A. STORER] ===== FOREWORD. P OSEIDIPPOS lived a little later than Asklepiades. He was writing about B.C., as we know from his epigram .


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Get this from a library. Epigrams of all sorts, made at several times, on several occasions. [Richard Flecknoe]. Janus, the author and parent of our annals, when he recently beheld the conqueror of the Danube, thought it not enough to have several faces, 1 and wished that be had more eyes; then, Epigrams made at several times upon several occasions book at once with his different tongues, he promised the lord of earth and divinity of the empire an old age four times as long as that of Nestor.

His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not the grandeur that was Rome, Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome.4/5.

Wonderfully Moving, Poetic Epigrams The births of all things are weak and tender, therefore we should have our eyes intent on beginnings.—Michel de Montaigne Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart, and his friends can only read the title.—Virginia Woolf We shall find peace.

We shall hear the angels sing. T will be look'd for Book, when some but see. Thy Title, Epigrams,and nam'd of me, Thou shoul'dbe 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. A Brief History of the Epigram, with Examples your lips were made to mock. He was a Latin poet from Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula) who wrote twelve books of epigrams, published during the reigns of the emperors Domitian, Nerva and Trajan.

His epigrams tend to be short, witty affairs in which he cheerfully satirizes Roman-era city life. “Bill Ndi’s Epigrams forces the mind to reconsider the world ostensibly transformed into a canvas, life a painting and events varied shades that facilitate or complicate emerging renditions.

Thematically and stylistically eclectic and puzzling at times—hence the lushness of its mood—the volume is vibrant, challenging, yet refreshing.

"In the Renaissance, George Puttenham remarked that the epigram is a 'short and sweete' form 'in which every mery conceited man might without any long studie or tedious ambage, make his friend sport, and anger his foe, and give a prettie nip, or shew a sharpe conceit [i.e., idea] in few verses' (The Art of English Poesy, ).Epigrams of both praise and blame were a popular Author: Richard Nordquist.

Martial, Epigrams (c. AD), Book II, Epigram In whatever place you meet me, Postumus, you cry out immediately, and your very first words are, "How do you do?" You say this, even if you meet me ten times in one single hour: you, Postumus, have nothing, I suppose, to do.

Martial, Epigrams (c. AD), Book II, Epigram Add tags for "Epigrams made at several times upon several occasions: and continued to the year ".

Be the first. 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 does not read the book, as she. His pen brings into crisp relief a wide variety of scenes and events: the theater and public games, life in the countryside, a rich debauchee's banquet, lions in the amphitheater, the eruption of Vesuvius.

The epigrams are sometimes obscene, in the tradition of Epigrams made at several times upon several occasions book genre, sometimes warmly affectionate or amusing, and always pointed. Guide to Previous Month's Epigrams of the Day.

There is not yet a search feature for topics or words, as the original Epigrams didn't have one either, but I'm working on it. Until then you must simply scan the previous month's listings.

December '04 Epigrams. Latin epigrams could be composed as inscriptions or graffiti, such as this one from Pompeii, which exists in several versions and seems from its inexact meter to have been composed by a less educated person.

Its content makes it clear how popular such poems were: Admiror, O paries, te non cecidisse ruinis. Widely considered the master of the short epigram as a literary form, he wrote approximately fifteen books and about fifteen hundred epigrams that were published in annual volumes beginning in 86 c.e.

We are currently taking preorders for this title. Orders for this book is expected to be fulfilled by end June – Jolene TanIllustrated by Is. 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.

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The first thing I do in the morning is. Roycroft dictionary and book of epigrams / by Hubbard, Elbert, Publication date Publisher East Aurora, N.Y.: Roycrofters, Collection uconn_libraries; americana Digitizing sponsor LYRASIS members and Sloan Foundation Contributor University of Connecticut Libraries Language English.

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Martial: The Epigrams: Book V (Aris and Phillips Classical Texts) Paperback – January 1, by P. Howell (Translator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Price: $ Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games More Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde's most enduring epigrams – infographic Probably the.

Modern readers, however, are drawn to Martial mostly for his scorpion-tailed epigrams of sexual invective, written, ­limerick- and graffiti-like, as raunchy entertainment. The Romans were the first to use epigrams as satirical devices, and William Shakespeare made them popular as poetic closed couplets.

But modern epigrams are not confined to verse. What is an epigram. An epigram is a brief and quotable statement. It can be satirical, paradoxical, humorous, or simply clever. The epigram is the one-liner of. Seventeen Epigrams were attributed to Homer in antiquity. They are preserved in a number of texts, including the Life of Homer (Pseudo-Herodotus), the Contest of Homer and Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns.

The Epigrams are thought to antedate the Pseudo-Herodotian Life of Homer which was apparently written around the epigrams to create appropriate context. Epigram III. The fullest application of ahimsa does make life impossible. XXVI The most distinctive and largest contribution of Hinduism to India’s culture is the doctrine of ahimsa.

T True ahimsa should mean a complete freedom from ill-will and anger and hate and an overflowing love for all. T Ahimsa and love are one and the same thing.

SELECT EPIGRAMS FROM THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY EDITED WITH A REVISED TEXT, TRANSLATION, AND NOTES BY J. MACKAIL Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. PREPARER'S NOTE This book was published in by Longmans, Green, and Co., London; and New York: 15 East 16th Street.

The epigrams in the book are given both in Greek and in 1/6. Wills won two National Book Critics Award and has published numerous books, including translations (most notably of Augustine's Confessions), works of history and political criticism, and books about his own Roman Catholic faith.

Recently I ordered three books by Wills including his translation of portions of Martial's Epigrams ()/5(8). Edible Epigrams: a brief history. One of my favourite food stories concerns the origin of the famous dish eighteenth century dish called ‘Epigrams.’ You may not have heard the story – and it is just that, a story, impossible to authenticate but nonetheless utterly charming.

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Theophile Being Deny'D His Addresses To. Richard Lovelace 8. By the midth century epigrams of the traditional type began to die out, while those of the topical variety continued as a minor genre. Topical epigrams were written by several 19th-century Russian writers, including D.

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2 Even as you shone once the Star of Morning among the living, so in death you shine now the Star of Evening among the dead.

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The first edition was won by O Thiam arters: Singapore. 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. Miscellaneous works of His late Excellency Matthew Prior, esq. ; consisting of poems on several occasions, viz.: epistles, tales, satires, epigrams, &c., with some select Latin performances.

Now first published from his original manuscripts Item PreviewPages: "Epigrams on Programming" is an article by Alan Perlis published infor ACM's SIGPLAN journal. The epigrams are a series of short, programming-language-neutral, humorous statements about computers and programming, which are widely quoted.

It first appeared in SIGPLAN Notices 17(9), September References. Perlis, A. (September ). Once Upon a Time Travel will definitely hit the spot! American Emma is in the UK working at historic Hartley Hall. Shes made a great friend in roommate Bex and loves watching Bex swoon over the current Earl of Hartley, Charlie Portwood/5.Susan McLean is a professor of English at Southwest Minnesota State University.

She won the Donald Justice Poetry Prize for a collection of her own poems, The Whetstone Misses the Knife, and in her collection The Best Disguise won the Richard Wilbur Award. Marcus Valerius Martialis, or Martial (ca.

40– CE), made his way to Rome from Iberia (now Spain) .Epigram, originally an inscription suitable for carving on a monument, but since the time of the Greek Anthology (q.v.) applied to any brief and pithy verse, particularly if astringent and purporting to point a extension the term is also applied to any striking sentence in a novel, play, poem, or conversation that appears to express a succinct truth, usually in the form of a.