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  • n. Plural form of epocha.

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Examples

  • Abraham; through all the pilgrimages of the patriarchs, to the departure of the Israelites out of Egypt — and throughout all the Dynasties, Olympiads, Urbeconditas, and other memorable epochas of the different nations of the world, down to the coming of

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • His clothes were never young in our memory; you might make long epochas from them, and put them into the almanack with the dear year [94] and the great frost, [95] and he is known by them longer than his face.

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters

  • Madame de V—— was vibrating betwixt the first of these epochas: the color of the rose was shading fast away—she ought to have been a deist five years before the time I had the honor to pay my first visit.

    63. Paris

  • There are three epochas in the empire of a Frenchwoman—She is coquette—then deist—then dévote: the empire during these is never lost—she only changes her subjects: when thirty-five years and more have unpeopled her dominions of the slaves of love, she repeoples it with slaves of infidelity—and then with the slaves of the Church.

    63. Paris

  • Madame de V — was vibrating betwixt the first of those epochas: the colour of the rose was fading fast away; — she ought to have been a deist five years before the time I had the honour to pay my first visit.

    A sentimental journey through France and Italy

  • There are three epochas in the empire of a French woman. —

    A sentimental journey through France and Italy

  • As respects logical inductions, for instance, the linum usitatissimum draws as largely on the intellectual acquisitions of the various epochas that belonged to the three or four parent stems which preceded it, as on its own.

    Autobiography of a Pocket-Handkerchief

  • Madame de V - was vibrating betwixt the first of those epochas: the colour of the rose was fading fast away; - she ought to have been a deist five years before the time I had the honour to pay my first visit.

    A Sentimental Journey

  • There are three epochas in the empire of a French woman.

    A Sentimental Journey

  • My Lords, his bribery is so extensive, and has had such a variety in it, that it must be distinguished not only with regard to its kind, but must be likewise distinguished according to the periods of bribery and the epochas of peculation committed by him.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 10 (of 12)

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