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n. - An engraved inscription; A quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing.

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  • Textually, the poem carries an epigraph from the seventeenth-century
  • I did check, wondering if it should be an "e" as in "epigraph". posted by Hal Duncan | 2: 46 PM
  • My epigraph is similarly striking: When language fails us, when we fail each other there is no exorcism.
  • Note 65: The epigraph is from a local song, "A Woman's Tongue Will Never Take a Rest," collected in Cape Broyle in 1968. for more
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