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Use "apophthegm" in a sentence
"On folio 239. occurs the following apophthegm, which is the one relating to the subject before us: --"
"Collier did so, and found that the moral of the Old Bachelor, the grave apophthegm which is to be a set-off against all the libertinism of the piece, is contained in the following triplet: --"
"Halpern Sr had always had a gift for the grouchy apophthegm."