Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The feebleness of old age.

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Examples

  • + Deus, docuisti me a iuventute mea + T.POST PENTECOSTEN + et usque in senectam et senium +

    The truth of Europe's roots

  • The poem Naturam non pati senium (1628) denied that nature's face withers,

    COSMIC FALL

  • 'Anne quod Euboicos fessus remeare penates auguror et patria senium componere terra?'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Three of the "pleasant" delusion group were the three cases of grandeur and delusions in the senium above mentioned.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • _Mundi enim senium et grandævitas pro antiquitate vere habenda sunt_; quæ temporibus nostris tribui debent, non juniori ætati mundi, qualis apud antiquos fuit.

    Notes and Queries, Number 58, December 7, 1850 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

  • Berkeleia dicitur degens, gulæ amatrix ac petulantiæ, flagitiis modum usque in senium et auguriis non ponens, usque ad mortem impudica permansit.

    Poems, 1799

  • _Deindè pullus Aquilæ nidificabit in summo rupium, nec juvenis occidetur, nec ad senium perveniet.

    William Lilly's History of His Life and Times From the Year 1602 to 1681

  • '* Vicitne tandem morbus et senium grave Tannjere, te patrum decus;

    Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century; comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F. S. A.

  • Bruttia Sicanium circumspicit ora Pelorum? quid primum mediumue canam, quo fine quiescam? auratasne trabis an Mauros undique postis35 an picturata lucentia marmora uena mirer, an emissas per cuncta cubilia nymphas? huc oculis, huc mente trahor. uenerabile dicam lucorum senium? te, quae uada fluminis infra cernis, an ad siluas quae respicis, aula, tacentis, 40 qua tibi tuta quies offensaque turbine nullo nox silet et pigros inuitant murmura somnos? an quae graminea suscepta crepidine fumant balnea et impositum riuis algentibus ignem? quaque uaporiferis iunctus fornacibus amnis45 ridet anhelantis uicino flumine nymphas? uidi artis ueterumque manus uariisque metalla uiua modis. labor est auri memorare figuras aut ebur aut dignas digitis contingere gemmas; quicquid et argento primum uel in aere minori50 lusit et enormis manus est experta colossos. dum uagor aspectu uisusque per omnia duco, calcabam necopinus opes. nam splendor ab alto defluus et nitidum referentes aera testae monstrauere solum; uarias ubi picta per artis55 gaudet humus superatque nouis asarota figuris: expauere gradus.

    A Villa at Tibur

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