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Laconisms

Otts, J. M. P.

Laconisms

the wisdom of many in the words of one

by Otts, J. M. P.

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Published by J.B. Lippincott Company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aphorisms and apothegms

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.M.P. Otts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6271 .O7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 144 p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6361365M
    LC Control Number37032092
    OCLC/WorldCa15029652

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Spartan []. A witticism attributed to Lycurgus, the possibly legendary lawgiver of Sparta, was a response to a proposal to set up a democracy there: "Begin with your own family."; On another occasion, Lycurgus was reportedly asked the reason for the less-than-extravagant size of Sparta's sacrifices to the replied, "So that we may always have something to offer.".

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From Latin Laconia, from Ancient Greek Λακεδαίμων Laconisms book, “ the region surrounding the city of Sparta ”). Noun []. laconism (countable and uncountable, plural laconisms) (uncountable, rhetoric) Extreme brevity in expression, Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Chap “Well, where have you been?” he said to her with offhand laconism.

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Wit And Wisdom From West Africa: Or A Book Of Proverbial Philosophy, Idioms, Enigmas, And Laconisms (). Wit and Wisdom from West Africa; Or, A Book of Proverbial Philosophy, Idioms, Enigmas, and Laconisms Description Richard Francis Burton (–90) was a British explorer, soldier, spy, and diplomat, best known for his travels in Arabia, India, and Africa.

Laconism definition is - brevity or terseness of expression or style. Books; Blog; About; Return to Content. Josh. My name is Josh Rueff, I'm a full time freelance writer and % bootstrapped digital nomad. It took me 5 years to make enough money in this business to travel the world, and 2 more to sneak my way into white-collar-wages territory.

If you live around Kerala India (this location changes every few. Laconism may refer to. Laconic phrase, a concise or terse statement.; Ancient Laconophilia, a cultural trend of imitating Spartan manners, dress and/or thought within the polis of Athens during the Fifth Century BC.; See also: The entry on λακωνίζω in the Liddell Scott Jones Greek-English Lexicon.

A laconic phrase or laconism is a concise or terse statement, especially a blunt and elliptical rejoinder. It is named after Laconia, the region of Greece including the city of Sparta, whose ancient inhabitants had a reputation for verbal austerity and were famous for their blunt and often pithy remarks.

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Wit and wisdom from West Africa; or, A book of proverbial philosophy, idioms, enigmas, and laconisms by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir,comp. Publication date Topics Proverbs, African, Maxims Publisher New York, Negro Universities Press Collection Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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laconism (lăk′ə-nĭz′əm) n. Terseness or succinctness of style or expression. laconism (ˈlækəˌnɪzəm) or laconicism n 1. economy of expression 2. a terse saying lac•o•nism (ˈlæk əˌnɪz əm) also la•con•i•cism (ləˈkɒn əˌsɪz əm) n.

laconic brevity of utterance. laconism, laconicism 1. the. London: Tinsley Brothers, First Edition. Hardcover. or, a book of proverbial philosophy, idioms, enigmas and Laconisms compiled by Richard F Burton, Lake HM's Consul for the Bight of Biafra and Fernando Po.

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Excerpt from Wit and Wisdom From West Africa: Or a Book of Proverbial Philosophy, Idioms, Enigmas, and Laconisms. As regards the African tongues, too much labour has hitherto been lavished upon the edits and portals which lead to the temple of knowledge.

Sir William Jones, in the last century, made the same complaint touching Asiatic dialects. laconisms definition: Noun 1. plural form of laconism. Laconism definition, laconic brevity. See more. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.Title: Wit and Wisdom from West Africa; Or, A Book of Proverbial Philosophy, Idioms, Enigmas, and Laconisms.

PREFACE. spirit of a nation is exhibited to our minds in the living words which have conveyed its ideas for ages, as clearly as its physical appearance is presented to our eyes,” and that “thus the national language is the only safe.

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xiv PREFACE. applied to other African tribes, even to those of an in- ferior organisation, mental and physical. Amongst the negroid races of the seaboard and the interior, hill. Dard and Koelle* have shown that there is a vernacular.Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. English [] Noun []. laconisms. plural of laconism.