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  • Palmae instar totius orbis arboribus longe praestantior.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • = Similar language of a similar exploit at _Met_ XI 525-28 'ut miles, numero praestantior omni,/cum saepe adsiluit defensae moenibus urbis,/spe potitur tandem _laudisque accensus amore_/inter mille uiros murum tamen occupat unus'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Richard Simon, who gave so vigorous an impulse to Biblical studies in France, and who, if Bossuet had not forestalled him, would possibly have originated a scientific method of exegesis, profited by the commentaries of the man he called major et praestantior theologus.

    Rashi

  • Spiritus opus est regeneratio ista praestantior, et novi hujus hominis qui creatur ad imaginem Dei author est Spiritus, quem utique meliorem hoe exteriori esse nostro homine nemo dubitaverit. "

    Pneumatologia

  • (Hint. du Bas Empire, tom.xiv. p. 436, 438.)] [Footnote 35: In aureo triclinio quae praestantior est pars potentissimus (the usurper Romanus) degens caeteras partes (filiis) distribuerat, (Liutprand.

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 5

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