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- n. Plural form of epicene.
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These epicenes are as curious and exceptional in character as in external conformation.
Whatever their genius might be, it almost made me sick -- it almost made me kick, to see the humorous and masculine Barty prostrate in admiration before these inspired epicenes, these gifted epileptoids, these anæmic little self-satisfied nincompoops, whose proper place, it seemed to me, was either Earlswood, or Colney Hatch, or
It may be reasonably doubted if arrested development of the female reproductive system, producing a class of agenes,  not epicenes, will yield a better result of intellectual and moral power in the nineteenth century, than the analogous class of
Reminder of the epicenes of the African slave trade
Paradoxically, only soprano Emma Kirby strives to save something of Bach's native masculine vigor, but the combined efforts of the English epicenes proves too much even for her.