- Military men have produced, or diverged in, noteworthy epicures .
- A devotee to sensuous and luxurious living ; an epicure
- Blue whale is first and foremost a club , a club for those who believe that life is too short to waste time on the mundane or second - best
- I am not absolutely such a fool and sensualist as to regret the absence of a carpet , a sofa , and silver plate ; besides , five weeks ago i had nothing - i was an outcast , a beggar , a vagrant ; now i have acquaintance , a home , a business
- I was an intellectual epicure , and wished to prolong the gratification of making this novel and piquant acquaintance : besides , i was for a while troubled with a haunting fear that if i handled the flower freely its bloom would fade - the sweet charm of freshness would leave it