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epigram
used in War and Peace

3 uses
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Definition
a witty saying
  • Before Anna Pavlovna and the others had time to smile their appreciation of the vicomte's epigram, Pierre again broke into the conversation, and though Anna Pavlovna felt sure he would say something inappropriate, she was unable to stop him.
    Book One — 1805 (15% in)
  • We are Macked)," he concluded, feeling that he had produced a good epigram, a fresh one that would be repeated.
    Book Two — 1805 (58% in)
  • Bilibin saved up his epigrams to produce them in Countess Bezukhova's presence.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (31% in)

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