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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section IV. Moral Affections
4. Moral Practice
 
954a. Sensualist.
 
  
NOUN:SENSUALIST, Sybarite, voluptuary, Sardanapalus, man of pleasure, carpet knight; epicure, epicurean, gourmet [F.]; gourmand; glutton [See Gluttony]; pig, hog; votary -, swine- of Epicurus; Heliogabalus; free liver, hard liver; libertine [See Libertine]; hedonist; tragalist.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. The sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.—Milton
  2. Serenely full, the epicure would say, Fate cannot harm me—I have dined to-day.—Sydney Smith
  3. Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend, Before we too into the Dust descend.—Omar Khayyám—Fitzgerald

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