One of several terms describing short, pithy sayings. Others
include adage, apothegm,
paroemia, and sententia.
Note that "proverb," besides being synonymous with these other terms,
also names one of the progymnasmata exercises, proverb.
A stitch in time saves nine.
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Gideon O. Burton,
Brigham Young University
Please cite "Silva Rhetoricae" (rhetoric.byu.edu)