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Sample sentences for the GRE study word epoch

epoch can be used as a noun

1.But, up to that epoch of my life, I had lived in vain. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
2.Above all, the warfare of Hester's spirit at that epoch was perpetuated in Pearl. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
3."I've had a splendid time," she concluded happily, "and I feel that it marks an epoch in my life. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
4.From the earliest epoch of her conscious life, she had entered upon this as her appointed mission. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
5.At the epoch of her birth the Directory still existed. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.And, with these words upon her lips, she yielded up her innocent life, putting an end to the first epoch of my own. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
7.At that epoch there were no gas-jets in the streets of Paris. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.was what the Restoration called "the epoch of the Spanish war.. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
9.As Anne would have said at one time, it was "an epoch in her life," and she was deliciously athrill with the excitement of it. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
10.Insanity in individuals is something rare--but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
11.The great epochs of our life are at the points when we gain courage to rebaptize our badness as the best in us. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
12.These epochs are peculiar and mislead the politicians who desire to convert them to profit. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
13.In the earlier epochs of history, we find almost everywhere a complicated arrangement of society into various orders, a manifold gradation of social rank. - from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
14.Certain slang phrases which participate in the two epochs and have at once the barbaric character and the metaphorical character resemble phantasmagories. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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