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- n. The mnemonic name of a mood of the second figure of syllogism having the major premise negative and the minor particular. The following is an example: No infallible utterance is false; some declaration of the Grand Lama is false; hence, some declaration of the Grand Lama is not infallible. The vowels, e, i, o, indicate the quantity and quality of the three propositions, universal negative, particular affirmative, particular negative. The f shows that the mood is reduced to ferio, and the s that in the reduction the major premise is simply converted. See
mood. Sometimes called firesmo.
“GRAHAMSTOWN (Ecna 5 June 1996) - A pet goose today (Subs: Fri) caused a commotion when it attacked an innocent festino at the packed Village Green here.”
“In many of the villages of the _Conca d'oro_ ( "the golden shell," the plain of Palermo) the husband binds himself to take his wife to the _festino_ of St. Rosalia in Palermo, the 13th-15th of July; and this is an obligation that involves much expense, because the statue of Charles V. in the Piazza”
“Installation, and the ball of the knights at the Haymarket this week; not to mention Almack's festino, Lady Spencer's, Ranelagh and Vauxhall, operas and plays.”
“Northumberland made a pompous festino for him t'other night; not only the whole house, but the garden, was illuminated, and was quite a fairy scene.”
“Strawberry has been in great glory; I have given a festino there that will almost mortgage it.”
“The Chuteheds agreed with me, that the house, which is most magnificently furnished, all the ornaments designed by Kent, and the whole festino, puts us more in mind of Florence, than any thing we had seen here.”
“How excessively obliging to go to Madame Grifoni's (256) festino! but believe me, I shall be angry, if for my sake, you do things that are out of your character: don't you know that I am infinitely fonder of that than of her?”
“This was certainly a stroke of vulgarity, that my Lady Pomfret copied from some festino in Italy.”
“One thing I cannot but mention: The reverend Assembly of Divines may lament (as Augustine in another case), _Heu, heu, quam tarde festino!”
“That's the Filipino mess-boys having a little festino in their quarters.”
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