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  • Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth answered "Satis" -- and it takes its name from having received the restored Merry Monarch under its roof on his way to

    Dickens-Land

  • Hill, which then, it is said, obtained its name of "Satis," she having answered with this word his apologies for the poor accommodation that he had been able to offer to so great a queen.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Rochester A Description of its Fabric and a Brief History of the Episcopal See

  • Epamīnōndās postquam audīvit vīcisse Boeōtiōs, 'Satis' inquit 'vīxī,'

    New Latin Grammar

  • It's not quite as decrepit as Satis House, where Miss Havisham spins out her declining years, but it may well become so.

    The Saturday interview: Gillian Anderson

  • Mr. Ghosn said the plant will produce three models in this market segment: replacements for the Vel Satis and Laguna sedans, and for the Espace people carrier as well as a new car based on a platform made by Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz division under a partnership the auto makers set up in 2010.

    Renault Sees Europe's Auto Sales Off in 2012

  • While we're on the subject of small moans to the continuity department, that exotic butterfly display at Satis House, collected by Miss Havisham's brother, she says, from "the furthest reaches of the earth in his quest for the purest specimen of beauty".

    TV review: Great Expectations; Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me

  • Satis House is, too – cold, dusty and cobwebbed, forgotten and forlorn.

    TV review: Great Expectations; Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me

  • Charles Dickens created one of the abiding images of demented femininity in the character of Miss Havisham, the strangest lady I have ever seen, chatelaine of Satis House roughly translated, Latin for I have had enough!

    Bedlam

  • This is not the only case when sacrificing a girl like this has been uncovered; with the passage of time parallel type of cases keep appearing in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan “Where Satis are still made”.

    Daughter sacrificed by parents in India

  • Satis est dives qui pane non indiget; nimium potens qui servire non cogitur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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