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  • Romanorum res in praedam ac cepit, hos ipsos Romanos in Campaniam captivos abduxit.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Amator scortum vitae praeponit, iracundus vindictam; fur praedam, parasitus gulam, ambitiosus honores, avarus opes, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Amator scortum vitae praeponit, iracundus vindictam, parasitus gulam, ambitiosus honores, avarus opes, miles rapinam, fur praedam; morbos odimus et accersimus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • His father Mercury, because he could leave him no wealth, taught him many fine tricks to get means, [1151] for he could drive away men's cattle, and if any pursued him, turn them into what shapes he would, and so did mightily enrich himself, hoc astu maximam praedam est adsecutus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • But distinguish, as Cicero saith well of Rabirius Posthumus, In studio rei amplificandae apparebat, non avaritiae praedam, sed instrumentum bonitati quaeri.

    The Essays

  • † [Note: He often indulged himself in every species of pleasantry and wit.] and, in another, sed accipitris more e conspectu aliquando astantium sublimi se protrahens volatu, in praedam miro impetu descendebat.

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

  • Benjamin ut lupus rapiet, mane comedet praedam, et vesperi dividet spolia.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • His atque aliis talibus dictis ad Cirtam oppidum iter constituunt, quod ibi Metellus praedam captivosque et impedimenta locaverat.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Itaque in Numidiae loca opulentissima pergit, agros vastat, multa castella et oppida temere [304] munita aut sine praesidio capit incenditque; puberes interfici jubet, alia omnia militum praedam esse.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Ibi milites fessos itineris magnitudine et jam abnuentes omnia [364] docet oppidum Vagam non amplius mille passuum [365] abesse, decere illos reliquum laborem aequo animo pati, dum pro civibus suis, viris fortissimis atque miserrimis, poenas caperent; praeterea praedam benigne ostentat.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

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