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 Meanings and Examples of EPOCH
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epoch
 n.  particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable
Classic Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
1  Counterfeiting was still punishable with death at that epoch.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
2  The Revolution had many of these men, proportioned to the epoch.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
3  Claire d'Albe and Malek-Adel were masterpieces; Madame Cottin was proclaimed the chief writer of the epoch.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
4  They were four Oscars; for, at that epoch, Arthurs did not yet exist.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
5  At the epoch of her birth the Directory still existed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
6  However, we will remark by the way, everything was not ridiculous and superficial in that curious epoch to which we are alluding, and which may be designated as the anarchy of baptismal names.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—FIRST SKETCH OF TWO UNPREPOSSESSING FIGURES
7  This seemed all the more probable since the man was religious, and even practised his religion to a certain degree, a thing which was very favorably viewed at that epoch.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
8  The mystical school of Joseph de Maistre, which at that epoch seasoned with lofty cosmogony those things which were called the ultra newspapers, would not have failed to declare that Javert was a symbol.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON
9  At that epoch mustaches indicated the bourgeois, and spurs the pedestrian.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII—M. BAMATABOIS'S INACTIVITY
10  At this epoch when Waterloo is only a clashing of swords, above Blucher, Germany has Schiller; above Wellington, England has Byron.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
11  It must be remembered, that at that epoch the Gazette des Tribunaux was not yet in existence.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 24,601 BECOMES NUMBER 9,430
12  Tolls were still collected there at that epoch.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—IT IS LUCKY THAT THE PONT D'AUSTERLITZ BEARS C...
13  At that epoch there were no gas-jets in the streets of Paris.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—WHICH WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE WITH GAS LANTERNS
14  At that epoch he had just been made, while waiting for the episcopate, vicar-general of the Archbishop of Paris.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS
15  The gates of the Paris cemeteries closed, at that epoch, at sundown, and this being a municipal regulation, the Vaugirard cemetery was bound by it like the rest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
Example Sentence:
1  The glacial epoch lasted for thousands of years.
2  He cannot see that the power of religion, especially belief in revelation, is weaker today than it was in any other epoch in human history.
3  Einstein's theory marked a new epoch in mathematics.