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 Eph’ori or Ephors.Ep’icure (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Epic.
 
Father of epic poetry. Homer (about 950 B.C.), author of the Iliad and Odyssey.   1
        Celebrated epics are the Iliad, Odyssey, Æneid, Paradise Lost.
   The great Puritan epic. Milton’s Paradise Lost.   2
        “Speaking of M. Doré’s performances as an illustrator of the great Puritan epic.”—The Times.
 


 Eph’ori or Ephors.Ep’icure (3 syl.). 

 
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