To abstain from enjoyment, is the philosophy of the sage, the epicurism of reason.
Quin was undoubtedly open to censure on the score of his epicurism.
Our delicate French epicurism is doubtless about to be put to a rude test by the barbarously heavy German cooking.
Their mode of killing swine was as refined in barbarity as in epicurism.
S'abstenir pour jouir, c'est l'picurisme de la raison—To abstain so as to enjoy is the epicurism of reason.
You that are genuine Athenians, devour with a golden epicurism the arts and sciences, the spirits and extractions of authors.
And yet with all this spice of epicurism and apparent selfishness, he was liberal, kind-hearted, and obliging.
There epicurism was in the lip as well as the palate, and one had humour for a hors d'oeuvre and repartee for an entremet.
Ragged as a beggar of Murillo's, courteous as a hidalgo by Velasquez, he added a grace and an epicurism completely French.
The artificial taste for dainty and costly living was also abundantly evident in the epicurism of the time.