epistle

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epistle englannista suomeksi

  1. epistola, kirje

  1. Substantiivi

  2. Verbi

epistle englanniksi

  1. Epistle

  1. A letter, or a literary composition in the form of a letter.

  2. 1748 — (w), ''Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding|An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding'', Section III, § 5.

  3. he may be hurried from this plan by the vehemence of thought, as in an ode, or drop it carelessly, as in an epistle or essay
  4. (RQ:Landon Francesca Carrara)

  5. (quote-book)

  6. One of the letters included as a book of the Testament.

  7. 1956 — Werner Keller (translated by William Neil), ''The Bible as History'', revised English edition, Chapter 41, page 358

  8. Even last century scholars had begun to search for the cities in Asia Minor whose names have become so familiar to the Christian world through the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistles of St. Paul.
  9. To write; to communicate in a letter or by writing.

  10. 1596, (w), ''(w),'' London: John Danter, “The life and godly education from his childhood of that thrice famous clarke, and morthie Orator and Poet Gabriell Haruey,”http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A08003.0001.001

  11. Deuinitie (the Heauen of all Artes) for a while drew his thoughts vnto it, but shortly after the world the flesh and the diuell with-drewe him from that, and needes he would be of a more Gentleman-like lustie cut; whereupon hee fell to morrall Epistling and Poetrie.
  12. 1671, (w), ''(w), to which is added (w),'' London: John Starkey, “Of that sort of Dramatic Poem which is call’d Tragedy,” p.(nbs)4,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50931.0001.001

  13. And though antient Tragedy use no Prologue, yet using sometimes, in case of self defence, or explanation, that which ''(w)'' calls an Epistle; in behalf of this Tragedy coming forth after the antient manner, much different from what among us passes for best, thus much before-hand may be Epistl’d; that ''Chorus'' is here introduc’d after the Greek manner, not antient only but modern, and still in use among the ''Italians''.