How To Use Epical In A Sentence

  • His longer poems (miscalled epical) have no more intimate bond of union than their more or less immediate relation to his own personality. Among My Books Second Series
  • Some have theorized that comic books serve the modern function of the epical myth.
  • The climax, the Battle of Little Big Horn, could have been an exciting, even epical, scene, but it was poorly staged.
  • There's a whole range of things that are popular and yet certainly could be seen as fundamentally not right - from the totally trivial to the most epically important.
  • One of the greatest passages in Thomas Hardy's epical poem, The Dynasts, contemplates the effect of Waterloo on the most innocent and unwilling of the battle's participants, the fowl and insects and creatures of the earth who are confused if not slain by the combat around them, below them, above them. GreenCine Daily: PIFF Dispatch. 5.
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  • Finally, it is also important to recognize that as literary critics we are invested in believing that ideologies primarily spread through cultures by means of print media, and for many centuries we have deceived ourselves that male-authored, canonical poetry, preferably epical or lyrical, spread those ideologies most effectively. Talking About Virtue: Paisiello's 'Nina,' Paër's 'Agnese,' and the Sentimental Ethos
  • Without doubt, producing such movies of epical dimension entails a lot of capital. Tempers Flare At the 74th Art Stampede
  • But they have no epical integrity; are fragmentary; are not shown in their order to the intellect. An Address
  • Fuel is needed if you want to stay in the air because the Epical engines consume fuel at an alarming rate.
  • One Sunday afternoon a friendly orthoepical difference of this nature arose even as Mrs. Maper sat in her palatial drawing room waiting for callers, and they repaired to the library, Mrs. Maper arguing the point with loud good humour. The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes
  • King and the Clown, on the other hand, is a polished, colorful, epical tale set in Korea's distant past. GreenCine Daily: PIFF Dispatch. 1.
  • The man's imagination may not be redemptive, but it can at least be epical.
  • I've noticed that whenever I read the bio of some successful novelist, they inevitably seem to have this epically dysfunctional childhood.
  • Her statement — about a former lover who, she claimed, had abused her (distinct from her former husband, whom she regularly and epically ranted about), and who somehow, in her mind, seemed now interchangeable with O.J. — released first to the Drudge Report and then reprinted in Murdoch’s New York Post, among other places, was not unreminiscent of Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski’s manifesto. The Trouble with Judith
  • As my grandfather claimed even on his deathbed, "... we have seen, for ourselves, an epical cosmic battle with Satanic families of evil (Cheney's at one point) for these last 1975 years. Jefferson on, God, Freedom, Arms, and Government
  • Fuel is needed if you want to stay in the air because the Epical engines consume fuel at an alarming rate.
  • Especially did his shade-loving muse hover over and interpret the lower parts of nature; he showed the mysterious bond that allies moral evil to the foul material forms, and has given in epical parables a theory of isanity, of beasts, of unclean and fearful things. The American Scholar
  • He proved that his seemingly limited minuet couplet could, in its own special way, undertake the epical.
  • During their epical wanderings the dreaming ancestors placed spirits and humans in or on the land.
  • a difficult task to present them in a sufficiently orthoepical form for My Friends the Savages Notes and Observations of a Perak settler (Malay Peninsula)
  • The Federation have developed an advanced fighter craft called the Epical.
  • It was epically cumbersome and technically demanding.
  • Yet Chekhov's instinct was not misplaced: he had to extend himself physically, in an epically pedestrian manner, in order to win clarity for himself as a writer.
  • In fact the epical format viewed as the enactment of a predestinarian spiral whose end is never in doubt is indisputedly a mythical conception.
  • _ The poetic instinct -- one might call it "epical" or Visions and Revisions A Book of Literary Devotions
  • It was epically hilarious/bizarre/epic with a great cast of mid 20s and, later mid teens who were seemingly semi-driftless Britishers in the modern world. “Scary Go Round” Ends
  • But that's merely the beginning of this ill-conceived, ill-timed and epically copy-cattish endeavor, from the cover - a clumsy, solipsistic shot of a woman in a WSJ paper dress (a strange and otherwise un-referenced homage to the 1960s) - to the head-scratching organizing principle of the TOC. Adam Hanft: I.O.A. -- The Wall Street Journal Magazine is Irrelevant On Arrival
  • In the first play of the Cuchulain cycle - On Baile's Strand - Yeats applies himself epically to the great characters and sagas of Irish mythology.

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