give a sting to an epigram


give a sting to an epigram
Общая лексика: придать эпиграмме остроту

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • EPIGRAM —    in modern usage, is a neat, witty, and pointed utterance briefly couched in verse form, usually satiric, and reserving its sting to the last line; sometimes made the vehicle of a quaintly turned compliment, as, for example, in Pope s couplet… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

  • Fables and Parables — TOCright Fables and Parables ( Bajki i przypowieści , 1779), by Ignacy Krasicki, is a noted work in a long international tradition of fable writing that reaches back to antiquity. Emulating the fables of the ancient Greek Aesop, the Macedonian… …   Wikipedia


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