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  • Miser est qui se beatissimum non judicat, licet imperet mundo non est beatus, qui se non putat: quid enim refert qualis status tuus sit, si tibi videtur malus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Gallī pollicentur sē factūrōs, quae Caesar imperet, _the Gauls promise they will do what Caesar shall order_;

    New Latin Grammar

  • Relative Clauses of purpose follow dignus, indignus, and idōneus; as, -- idōneus fuit nēmō quem imitārēre, _there was no one suitable for you to imitate_ (_cf_. nēmō fuit quem imitārēre, _there was no one for you to imitate_); dignus est quī aliquandō imperet, _he is worthy to rule sometime_.

    New Latin Grammar

  • I remember the time when he did not venture to offend me by a word: now he is at liberty to do me an actual injury. sed viden? fortuna humana fingit artatque ut lubet: me, qui liber fueram servom fecit, e summo infimum; qui imperare insueram, nunc alterius imperio obsequor. et quidem si, proinde ut ipse fui imperator familiae, habeam dominum, non verear ne iniuste aut graviter mi imperet.

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

  • Forte, serenati qua stat plaga lactea caeli, alma Venus thalamo pulsa modo nocte iacebat amplexu duro Getici resoluta mariti. fulcra torosque deae tenerum premit agmen Amorum; signa petunt, quas ferre faces, quae pectora figi55 imperet; an terris saeuire an malit in undis, an miscere deos an adhuc uexare Tonantem. ipsi animus nondum nec cordi fixa uoluntas. fessa iacet stratis, ubi quondam conscia culpae

    The Marriage of Stella and Violentilla

  • Sed quamuis late humana tendantur imperia, plures necesse est gentes relinqui quibus regum quisque non imperet.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • How, therefore, can the Law be a norm to the just man when he is the lord of the Law, commands the Law, and frequently does what is contrary to the Law (_cum iustus legis sit dominus, legi imperet et saepe legi contraria faciat_)? ...

    Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • This is true: _Occidat dum imperet_, was the watchword and very cognizance of the Roman imperator.

    The Caesars

  • As Agrippina, mother of Nero, said, occidat modo imperet, let my son kill me, so he may reign; so many say in their hearts, let our sins damn us, so that they but please us.

    The Ten Commandments

  • Agrippina, occidat matrem, modo imperet, that preferred empire with any condition never so detestable; or of Ulysses, qui vetulam praetulit immortalitati, being a figure of those which prefer custom and habit before all excellency, or of a number of the like popular judgments.

    The Advancement of Learning

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