Definition of Epicurisms
1. epicurism [n] - See also: epicurism
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epicurisms
Literary usage of Epicurisms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... Fr. epicurisms; Ital. Epicureismo. The theory of Epicurus : in particular, his ethical doctrine ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1837)
"iVY, their great plenty Of eli kinds of provision, serving not only their necessity, but courting even their epicurisms; ..."
3. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1852)
"... and the rich can change all that law into the arts and instruments of pleasure. For the greatest feasts and the greatest epicurisms use to be in fish. ..."
4. History of Friedrich the Second: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Of hearts made by the Almighty God I will not believe such a thing. Deep-hidden under wretchedest god- forgetting Cants, epicurisms, Dead-Sea ..."