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  • Cupid and death met both in an inn; and being merrily disposed, they did exchange some arrows from either quiver; ever since young men die, and oftentimes old men dote — [5525] Sic moritur Juvenis, sic moribundus amat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Amphion auditus agat, nil tela nec ignes obstiterint, quin ausa luas nostrisque sub armis captivo moribundus humum diademate pulses. tu merito; ast horum miseret, quos sanguine viles coniugibus natisque infanda ad proelia raptos proicis excidio, bone rex. o quanta Cithaeron funera sanguineusque vadis, Ismene, rotabis! haec pietas, haec magna fides! nec crimina gentis mira equidem duco: sic primus sanguinis auctor incestique patrum thalami; sed fallit origo:

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • I suppose it was thrown into the fire in that impetuous combustion of papers, which Johnson I think rashly executed, when moribundus. '

    Life of Johnson

  • -- Comp.: wäl -, wist-fyllo. fyl-wêrig, adj., _weary enough to fall, faint to death_, moribundus: acc.sg. fyl-wêrigne, 963. fyr.

    Beowulf

  • -- Sometimes fûs means _ready for death_, moribundus: fûs and fæge, 1242.

    Beowulf

  • -- Sometimes fūs means _ready for death_, moribundus: fūs and fǣge, 1242.

    Beowulf

  • -- Comp.: wæl -, wist-fyllo. fyl-wērig, adj., _weary enough to fall, faint to death_, moribundus: acc.sg. fyl-wērigne, 963. fyr.

    Beowulf

  • I suppose it was thrown into the fire in that impetuous combustion of papers, which Johnson I think rashly executed, when _moribundus_. '

    Life of Johnson, Volume 3 1776-1780

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