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What Is an Epigram?

What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole,
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.


This poem is in the public domain.


Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, a leader of the British Romantic movement, was born on October 21, 1772, in Devonshire, England.

Date Published: 1802-01-01

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