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  • Rex igitur Franciae, deliberatione habita, respondit nuntiis, se daturum hominem Syriae partibus aptum; in armis probum (preux) in bellis securum, in agendis providum, Johannem comitem Brennensem.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 1206

  • Diocletian towards his friends.] 94 Truncatae vires urbis, imminuto praetoriarum cohortium atque in armis vulgi numero.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 1206

  • Maitland's The Forms of Action at Common Law (1909) is the classic treatise on trespass quare clausum fregit, trespass vi et armis, trespass on the case, and all those other terms that used to convince many first-year law students to buy copies of Black's Law Dictionary that they never used again.

    Language and Simplification in Law 2006

  • I hate wars if they be not ad populi salutem upon urgent occasion, [682] odimus accipitrim, quia semper vivit in armis [683] offensive wars, except the cause be very just, I will not allow of.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Quibus omnis in armis vita placet, non ulla juvat nisi morte, nec ullam esse putant vitam, quae non assueverit armis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • “Res Italas armis tuteris, moribus ornes, Legibus emendes ....”

    A Philosophical Dictionary 2007

  • Hortulanus non ita exercetur visendis hortis, eques equis, armis, nauta navibus, &c. 5004.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • [6093] Quam sese ore ferens, quam forti pectore et armis, how bravely did he discourse, ride, sing, and dance,

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • The question in the House of Lords was, to enforce the execution of the Stamp-act in the colonies vi et armis.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman 2005

  • My uncle, indeed, would have released the young lady vi et armis, had his strength been equal to his inclination; and in so doing, I would have willingly lent my assistance, both from a desire to serve such

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves 2004


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