epicurism


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the disposition and habits of an epicure

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The following chapters show how Estienne underlines the specificity of Seneca's own Stoicism within his own school, and how he opposes his philosophy to contemporary Epicurism and Platonism.
So when the Traveler tears into the principle of epicurism, there's no question about who he's going after.
The heats of epicurism put out the gentle flame of devotion.
Glenthorn's vices too have a distinctly French flavor as he dallies with lounging (flanerie), gambling, and epicurism (147-153).
Here do you keep a hundred knights and squires; Men so disorder'd, so debosh'd, and bold, That this our court, infected with their manners, Shows like a riotous inn: epicurism and lust Makes it more like a tavern or a brothel Than a grac'd palace.
And in this volume, the record of seventeen years, we have the result of those spiritual experiences in a form calculated, as we believe, to be a priceless benefit to many an earnest seeker in this generation, and perhaps to stir up some who are priding themselves on a cold dilettantism and barren epicurism, into something like a living faith and hope.