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The Mill on the Floss
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epithet
Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • Philip in his happier moods indulged Tom to the top of his bent, heightening the crash and bang and fury of every fight with all the artillery of epithets and similes at his command.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: racial epithet
as in: earned the epithet, "The Great"
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