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  • Arma rapit superosque furens inpraelia poscit: quite mad or tending to madness.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Triticum non rapit ventus, nec arborem solida radice fundatam procella subvertit; Inanes paleæ tempestate jactantur, invalidæ arbores turbinis incursione evertuntur.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • "Texitur: exitiûm examen rapit," for exitiorum, does not say "_liberûm_" as many of us do say in such an expression as

    The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4

  • Compound words are occasionally separated into their elements; as, -- quō mē cumque rapit tempestās, for quōcumque, etc.

    New Latin Grammar

  • 'Nullius addictus iurare in verba magistri, quo me cumque rapit tempestas, deferor hospes.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • MEÛM FACTÛM pudet_, instead of _meorum factorum_, -- and _textitur exitiûm examen rapit_ for _exitiorum_, does not choose to say _liberum_, as we generally do in the expressions _cupidos liberûm_, and _in liberûm loco_, but, as the literary virtuosos above-mentioned would have it,

    Cicero's Brutus or History of Famous Orators; also His Orator, or Accomplished Speaker.

  • The medal distributed during the ceremony, represented the son resting his sceptre on the heart of his people, within the motto, "Populo dat jura volenti;" having on the reverse a hand receiving a fallen crown, with the inscription, "Non rapit, sed recipit."

    Coronation Anecdotes

  • 'At nunc me Cenumana per salicta bigis raeda rapit citata nanis.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Take this from the Alexander: adest, adest fax obuoluta sanguine atque incendio: multos annos latuit, ciues, ferte opem et restinguite. iamque mari magno classis cita texitur, exitium examen rapit: adueniet, fera ueliuolantibus navibus complebit manus litora.


  • Grigge rapit, dum Dawe strepit, comes est quibus Hobbe,

    The Romance of Names


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