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According to the article, nantes is the average amts of accidents in france.
Barotius, in Italy; Apparent rari nantes in gurgite vasto.
Physicists experience that longing for religion natural to man; and hence they endeavor to patch up some sort of a religion from the shreds of truth that are found in physical science, "_rari nantes in gurgite vasto_."
Ministerial colleagues will be _nantes in gurgite vasto_ -- or, in other words, all at sea.
I poured out what professed to be cream, but proved very low-spirited milk, in which a few disheartened strawberries appeared _rari nantes_.
The next telegram, a longer one, was from Nantes. to chief superintendent maigret from the flying squad nantes stop corpse identified as doctor janin thirty-five years of age address rue des eglises nantes stop left home tuesday 11th january without luggage stop inquiries continuing stop telephone if further details required.
Only ten have their heads above the waters, "rari nantes in gurgite vasto."
History of the University of North Carolina. Volume II: From 1868 to 1912
"Rari nantes in gurgite vasto," was the tag he found in answer to the question put.
Happily one or two -- _rari nantes in gurgito vasto_ -- survive amid the democratic welter; and all who have at heart not only the interests of literature, but the true interests of the public taste, will pray that they will have the courage to maintain their distinction, unseduced by the moneyed voice of the mob -- a distinction to which, after all, they have owed, and will continue to owe, their success.
Talk of Sirens, ... there must be some masculine ones 'rari nantes,' I fancy, (though we may not find them in unquestionable authorities like your AElian!) to justify this voice I hear.
The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
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