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Sample sentences for the GRE study word brevity

brevity can be used as a noun

1.With the rude brevity and discharge of one. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.He sure means brevity in breath, short-winded. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.But what plays the mischief with this masterly code is the admirable brevity of it, which necessitates a vast volume of commentaries to expound it. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
5.Greater vividness, deft impressionism, brevity that strikes instantly to a telling effect--all these an author may have without imitating any one's style but rather imitating excellence. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
6.Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit, And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, I will be brief--your noble son is mad Mad call I it for to define true madness, What is't but to be nothing else but mad But let that go. - from Hamlet by William Shakespeare
7.But, considering his own defaults and demerits, -- remembering the patience of Christ and the undeserved tribulations of the saints, the brevity of this life with all its trouble and sorrow, the discredit thrown on the wisdom and training o. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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