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  • Constructions describing motion to take the accusative case, so "domum" not "domui".

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • David Goldfarb @ 296: The centurion in Life of Brian claims that, in the case of motion towards, "domus" takes the locative which he agrees is "domum".

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • By the time 9 p.m. rolls around, the only Latin I can remember is Desidero ire domum atque me suspendere.

    Vae!

  • Note 24: "Sorores sub-tilia tertiam domum claustri sui perfecerunt magnis expensis."

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Psalm Laetatus sum in his, quae dicta sunt mihi: in domum Domini ibimus.

    Laetare Sunday

  • The Bishop touched his shoulder, with gentle gravity, and said to him, “Nisi Dominus custodierit domum, in vanum vigilant qui custodiunt eam,” Unless the Lord guard the house, in vain do they watch who guard it.

    Les Miserables

  • [4] Cited in J.C. von Orelli, Inscriptionum latinarum selectarum amplissima collectio ad illustrandam Romanae Antiquitatis disciplinam accommodata, ac magnarum collectionum supplementum complura emendationesque exhibens (Zurich, 1828), Vol. 2, p. 4848 as "domum servavit, lanam fecit," but often paraphrased.

    Women Artists Win!

  • Altera trans-Rhenana ingressa sepulchrum recens apertum, vidit cadaver, et domum subito reversa putavit eam vocare, post paucos dies obiit, proximo sepulchre collocata.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • At ego misera patre meo seniorem maritum nacta sum, cum cucurbita calviorom et quovis puero pumiliorem, cunctam domum seris et catenis obditam custodientem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Omni tempore Socratem eodem vultu videri, sive domum rediret, sive domo egrederetur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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