there is nothing new under the sun

With allusion to ECCLESIASTES i. 9 (AV) There is no new thing under the sun.

1592 G. DELAMOTHE French Alphabet II. 7 Under the large Cope of heauen, we see not a new thing.

1664 A. BRADSTREET Works (1867) 53 There is no new thing under the sun.

1801 T. JEFFERSON Writings (1904) X. 229 We can no longer say there is nothing new under the sun.

1850 C. KINGSLEY Alton Locke I. xviii. There is nothing new under the sun; all that, is stale and trite to a septuagenarian, who has seen where it all ends.

2002 Times 4 Jan. 16 Cliché is the element in which political hacks live and move and have our being. Not just situation cliché. There is nothing new under the sun in politics.


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