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  • Et dixit Dominus: Tu doles super hederam, in qua non laborasti neque fecisti, ut cresceret, quae sub una nocte nata est et sub una nocte periit.

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  • We know that the mathematical professor Richmann was killed at St. Petersburg, in 1753, by a thunderbolt which he had drawn into his chamber: “Arte sua periit.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Romam triumpho ductus tandemque in carcerem conjectus, animi dolore periit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Postquam puer morbo abiit, et ipse delphinus periit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ploras aquam profundere, &c. periit dum fumus de tigillo exit foras.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Compare 43-44 'quid mandem quaeris? peream nisi dicere uix est,/_si modo_ qui periit ille perire potest'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Abr. 1849 = B.C. 168, 'Ennius poeta septuagenario maior articulari morbo periit, sepultusque est in Scipionis monumento via

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • _Vita_ iii. _b_, 'Tristitia et angore periit anno aetatis suae altero et octuagesimo.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • [180] "Quid profuit hæc tua industria, quis infelicior in filiis? quorum alter male periit: alter nec regi potest nec regere?"

    Jerome Cardan A Biographical Study

  • [194] "Evasit nuper ob constantiam in tormentis famulus filii mei, qui pretio venenum dederat dominæ sine causa: periit filius meus, qui nec jusserat dari."

    Jerome Cardan A Biographical Study

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