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Sample sentences for the GRE study word epic

epic can be used as a adj
epic can be used as a noun

1.Calliope is the epic muse -- "sister" to the other eight. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
2.Our national epic has yet to be written, Dr Sigerson says. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
3.And he stared at Marius intently with his epic effrontery. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.owe the greater part of their fame to the later epic or eve. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.familiar to the old epic poets, both the distinguishing attribute. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
6.enumeration of the forces engaged, a common practice in epic poem. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
7.But the epic is great enough and simple enough to speak for itself. - from English Literature by William J. Long
8.Of the history of the great epic we have some interesting glimpses. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.The early epic was largely occupied with the exploits and suffering. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
10.Ended for aye the epics of Asia's, Europe's helmeted warriors, ende. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
11.To see it in concrete form, we should read in succession _Beowulf_ and _Paradise Lost_, the two great epics which show the root and the flower of our literary development. - from English Literature by William J. Long
12.To make the poem of the human conscience, were it only with reference to a single man, were it only in connection with the basest of men, would be to blend all epics into one superior and definitive epic. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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