Epicurize

Definitions

  • THE EPICURE
    THE EPICURE
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Epicurize To feed or indulge like an epicure.
    • Epicurize To profess or tend towards the doctrines of Epicurus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • epicurize To be or become Epicurean in doctrine; profess the doctrines of Epicurus.
    • epicurize To play the epicure; indulge in sensual pleasures; feast; riot.
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Usage

In literature:

The Christmas dinner, laid for the young nuns in the refectory, would have satisfied the most fastidious epicure.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
He finished, smacking his lips like an old epicure.
"The Judge" by Rebecca West
Only the true truffle possessed the aroma dear to epicures.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
A real epicure does not care to eat cakes and candy all the time; he loves olives and caviare too.
"Chopin and Other Musical Essays" by Henry T. Finck
See how the feathered epicure picks and chooses his morning meal!
"The Empire Annual for Girls, 1911" by Various
Perhaps I shall not have an opportunity to inculcate my innocent epicurism upon you for a long time again.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 435" by Various
Previous to "The Rapture" he had been a bit of an Epicure, now he scarcely noted what he ate or drank.
"The Mark of the Beast" by Sidney Watson
Before seven o'clock, they were back on Lac Parent and with appetites that would have been the delight of an epicure.
"Bob Hunt in Canada" by George W. Orton
The Honourable and Reverend Montacute himself was an epicure, and disliked conversation during dinner.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
We ate, lingered, and revelled in them, thus becoming epicures at once.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 97, November, 1865" by Various
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In poetry:

I. To-day around my HARP I twin'd
A rose , whose bosom veil'd a fly,
Some insect Epicure in bliss,
Who sip'd her dews, and breath'd her sigh;
"The Musical Fly" by Sydney Owenson
When Dives, in his silks, a figure made,
And cocker'd up himself with costly fare,
Death came and slew him, for his proud parade:
Fopplings and Epicures, of death beware.
"A Memento Mori -- Or Remember Death" by Rees Prichard
Our Saviour tells all Christians to beware,
Lest they with sots and Epicures shou'd eat,
And bids them shun them with an equal care,
As they wou'd from the plague itself retreat.
"Advice To The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard
E'en man, in secret, with the flow'r of wheat,
And those rich liquors Epicures so prize,
With roast and boil'd, and many kinds of meat,
Our God, and none but God alone, supplies.
"Another" by Rees Prichard

In news:

The Martha Stewart Show talks to Sam Bompas and Harry Parr, coauthors of Jellymongers (Sterling Epicure, ISBN 978-1402784804).
LA's 'Mochi ice cream' epicure Frances Hashimoto dies at 69.
Sam the Record Man dies at 92. Notable deaths in TV 2012, A-M. Like Water for Chocolate at Epicure 's Revue.
The ladies of the Epicure .
Thumbing through an old volume of the White Center News this week I spotted a picture of the officers of the Kiwanis club taken at a meeting at the once famous Epicure restaurant.
Yes, I am sad to report that you are reading what is to be the final installment of Penniless Epicure published by Manhattan Media.
But before he did, this epicure of the first century A.D.
Dacor introduced the Epicure 30 gas range in a freestanding model with a six-inch backguard or a flexible island design.
Like Water for Chocolate at Epicure's Revue.
Every Friday evening in October join us at Paseo Nuevo as we celebrate epicure.sb with a food themed movie series.
Designer of high-end kitchen appliances, today announced the introduction of the Epicure Raised Ventilation System s (ERV).
Photograph by Curtis Cartier take the epicure: Lamb osso buco is paired with biodynamic syrah or sangiovese at Le Cigare Volant Cafe.
The warm poached salmon in red wine sauce from Barton Seaver's For Cod and Country (Sterling Epicure, May) was delicious, if not the most eye-appealing dish in the world.
Appliance maker DACOR(R) has announced the introduction of its Epicure WineSteward and Epicure Beverage Center.
It takes a lot to get ready for the big meal and Epicures Catering and volunteers are stepping up to the plate.
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