- Latin ridens, present participle of ridere to laugh. (Wiktionary)
“We have been doing both for decades with no obvious problems - and with less of the one-arm-behind-or-back that came with Polaris/rident etc.”
“God, a day of judgment to come, and yet for all that, as Hugo saith, ita comedunt ac dormiunt, ac si diem judicii evasissent; ita ludunt ac rident, ac si in coelis cum Deo regnarent: they are as merry for all the sorrow, as if they had escaped all dangers, and were in heaven already:”
“Signa ejus profunditas oculorum, privatio lachrymarum, suspiria, saepe rident sibi, ac si quod delectabile; viderent, aut audirent.”
“Haec alii rident, sed vereor ne dum nolumus esse creduli, vitium non efugiamus incredulitatis.”
“Agamemnon cannot restrain himself and even bursts into verse in the course of this disquisition on the decadence of oratory: artis severae si quis ambit effectus mentemque magnis applicat, prius mores frugalitatis lege poliat exacta. nec curet alto regiam trucem vultu cliensve cenas impotentium captet nec perditis addictus obruat vino mentis calorem, neve plausor in scaenam sedeat redemptus histrionis ad rictus. sed sive armigerae rident Tritonidis arces, seu Lacedaemonio tellus habitata colono”
“I wish that we could see the pier-glasses and the girandoles and the twisted sofas, the fauns foisted upon the ceiling and the rident goddesses along the wall.”
“Parentes rident, appellunt eos canes, et usque ad silvam agunt.”
“What matter for the arrow-head, illegible stuff? give us the placid grinning kings, twanging their jolly bows over their rident horses, wounding those good-humored enemies, who tumble gayly off the towers, or drown, smiling, in the dimpling waters, amidst the anerithmon gelasma of the fish.”
“Omnia nunc rident: at, fi formofus Alexis Montibus his abeat, videas et flumina ficca.”
“Adventumque mum; tibi fuaves daedala cellos Summittit flores; tibi rident aequora pond,”
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