... under an odd similitude ; sometimes it is lodged in a sly question, in a smart answer, in a quirkish reason, in a shrewd intimation, in cunningly diverting or cleverly retorting an objection ; sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme of speech, in... Titan: A Monthly Magazine - Pagina 1481846Volledige weergave
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Kenneth Samuel Wuest - 1973 - 263 pagina’s
...cunningly diverting or cleverly retorting an obfection: sometimes it is couched in a bold scheme of speech, in a tart irony, in a lusty hyperbole, in...contradictions, or in acute nonsense. . . Sometimes an affected simplicity, sometimes a presumptuous bluntness giveth it being. Its ways are unaccountable...