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  • Et ego non parcam Nineve civitati magnae, in qua sunt plus quam centum viginti milia hominum, qui nesciunt quid sit inter dexteram et sinistram suam, et iumenta multa?

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  • Et quis tam praeclaram aflinitatem sub spe magnae promotionis non optaret?

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  • Concordia magnae res crescunt, discordia maximae dilabuntur.

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  • In Latin. magnae clunes mihi placent, nec possum de hac re mentiri.

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  • Bradwardine disposed to regard Edward as puer (or rather juvenis) bonae spei et magnae indolis, a youth devoid of that petulant volatility which is impatient of, or vilipends, the conversation and advice of his seniors, from which he predicted great things of his future success and deportment in life.

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  • Ecce, septem anni veniunt abundantiae magnae in omni terra Aegypti.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Consilio etiam unius hominis addita rei dicitur fides; namque Proculus Julius sollicita civitate desiderio (163) regis, et infensa Patribus, gravis, ut traditur, quamvis magnae rei auctor, in concionem prodit.

    The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Volume 02: Augustus

  • When multus and another adjective both limit the same noun et is generally used; as, -- multae et magnae cōgitātiōnēs, _many (and) great thoughts_.

    New Latin Grammar

  • To denote some internal or permanent characteristic of a person or thing; as, -- vir magnae virtūtis, _a man of great virtue_; ratiōnēs ejus modī, _considerations of that sort_.a. Only a limited number of Adjectives occur in this construction, chiefly magnus, maximus, summus, tantus, along with ejus.

    New Latin Grammar

  • Igitur praeclara facies, magnae divitiae, ad hoc vis corporis et alia hujuscemodi omnia brevi dilabuntur; at ingenii egregia facinora sicuti anima immortalia sunt.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

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