"Wittiness" Quotes from Famous Books
... definitions, had attempted to envelop the clearest possible matters in darkness? And his system, which was at first not at all approved of, although it was illustrated both by acute genius and by an admirable wittiness of language, was in the next generation adopted by no one but Lacydes; but subsequently it was perfected by Carneades, who was the fourth in succession from Arcesilas; for he was the pupil of Hegesinus, who had been the pupil of Evander, the disciple of Lacydes, and Lacydes himself had been ...
— The Academic Questions • M. T. Cicero
Words linked to "Wittiness" : jeu d'esprit, laugh, subject matter, esprit de l'escalier, gag, joke, pungency, witty, libation, imitation, sketch, sport, bon mot, substance, caustic remark, play, sarcasm, ribaldry, humor, irony
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