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epicure
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The House of Mirth
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  • You’re an Epicurean like myself, I see: you don’t want to see all those goddesses gobbling terrapin.
  • It was from her that he inherited his detachment from the sumptuary side of life: the stoic’s carelessness of material things, combined with the Epicurean’s pleasure in them.

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  • An epicure in Paris will eventually find her way to this restaurant.
  • It may be in a city of temples and shrines, but to epicures the centuries-old Nishiki Ichiba market is Kyoto’s most blessed place.
    Time Magazine, 2008  --  http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/article/0,28804,1642444_1726285_1726239,00.html(retrieved 09/16/09)

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