Usage examples for epitome

  1. As far as my memory serves me, for my wits were whirling as I listened, the following is an epitome of his narrative: He had been a man of sin- not only in the vague ecclesiastical sense, but in downright, practical earnest. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  2. A wedding- ball is an epitome of the world. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  3. In an epitome of life so concise as the longest novel must needs be, to use any but types is waste of time and space. – Confessions and Criticisms by Julian Hawthorne