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  • Jus 4 yew awn dis mostest aspicio…ahspesh…wunnerful dai ob awl, a majikal giftee.

    I no can haz peetsa, - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Si coelum aspicio, solem exis timo cecidisse, et in terra ambulare, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Miror et stupeo cum coelum aspicio et pulchritudinem siderum, angelorum, &c. et quis digne laudet quod an nobis viget, corpus tam pulchrum, frontem pulchram, nares, genas, oculos, in ellectum, omnia pulchra; si sic in creaturis laboramus; quid in ipso deo?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In musicis supra omnem fidem capior et oblector; choreas libentissime aspicio, pulchraram foeminarum venustate detineor, otiari inter has solutus curis possum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Louis, like St. Ignatius, would often stray to a shady corner of the garden, and there, with eyes fixed on the blue vault of heaven, he would sigh: "Oh! quam sordet tellus dum coelum aspicio" -- "How vile is earth whilst I look on heaven!"

    Alvira, the Heroine of Vesuvius

  • Et quom te [19] gravidam et quom te pulchre plenam aspicio, gaudeo.

    Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives

  • Mopsus, the official prophet of the expedition, falls into a trance and beholds a vision of the future (211): heu quaenam aspicio! nostris modo concitus ausis aequoreos vocat ecce deos Neptunus et ingens concilium. fremere et legem defendere cuncti hortantur. sic amplexu, sic pectora fratris,

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • It is not so with ‘frontisp_ie_ce’, which ought to be spelt ‘frontisp_i_ce’ (it was so by Milton and others), being the low Latin ‘frontispicium’, from ‘frons’ and ‘aspicio’, the forefront of the building, that part which presents itself to the view.

    English Past and Present

  • Iuno, tene; tuque o puppem ne desere, Pallas: nunc patrui nunc flecte minas. cessere ratemque accepere mari. per quot discrimina rerum expedior! subita cur pulcher harundine crines velat Hylas? unde urna umeris niueosque per artus caeruleae vestes? unde haec tibi volnera, Pollux? quantus io tumidis taurorum e naribus ignis! tollunt se galeae sulcisque ex omnibus hastae et iam iamque umeri. quem circum vellera Martem aspicio? quaenam aligeris secat anguibus auras caede madens? quos ense ferit? miser eripe parvos,

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • -- In the afternoon, having heard the late Mr. Martin of St. George's, [1] he writes, on returning home: "O quam humilem, sed quam diligentissimum; quam dejectum, sed quam vigilem, quam die noctuque precantem, decet me esse quum tales viros aspicio.

    The Biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne

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