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  • -- In the passage relating to Mortimer's marriage in Walsingham's history, the word "obiit" is evidently an interpolation by mistake.

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1 Memoirs of Henry the Fifth

  • Other terms used in the Annales and translated as 'death' include 'moritur' and 'obiit'.

    Iago Gwynedd

  • Bothwallius atribilarius obiit Brizarrus Genuensis hist.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Altera trans-Rhenana ingressa sepulchrum recens apertum, vidit cadaver, et domum subito reversa putavit eam vocare, post paucos dies obiit, proximo sepulchre collocata.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • A citizen of ours, saith [3852] Cardan, was sixty years of age, and had never been forth of the walls of the city of Milan; the prince hearing of it, commanded him not to stir out: being now forbidden that which all his life he had neglected, he earnestly desired, and being denied, dolore confectus mortem, obiit, he died for grief.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Latin obiit Etruscan an lupuce perfective, "he/she has passed on, he/she has met death".

    Death and euphemisms in Etruria

  • Planetarum coitio sub Scorpio Asterismo in nona coeli statione, quam Arabes religioni deputabant efficit Martinum Lutherum sacrilegum hereticum, Christianae religionis hostem acerrimum atque prophanum, ex horoscopi directione ad Martis coitum, religiosissimus obiit, ejus Anima scelestissima ad infernos navigavit — ab Alecto, Tisiphone & Megara flagellis igneis cruciata perenniter. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Et obiit, et mortuus est Abraham in senectute bona, senex et satur: et congregatus est ad populos suos.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Et obiit Ishac, et mortuus est, et collectus est ad populos suos, senex et satur dierum: et sepelierunt eum Esau et Iahacob filii ejus.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Et finem fecit Iahacob praecipiendi filiis suis: et collegit pedes suos in lecto et obiit, et aggregatus est ad populos suos.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

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  • Looks a bit like Bush with its “i�?s so close together...

    August 10, 2009