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  • Alarum pennae continent in longitudine 12. passus, elephantem in sublime tollere potest.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Yea, but he hath the world at will that is rich, the good things of the earth: suave est de magno tollere acervo, (it is sweet to draw from a great heap) he is a happy man, [3691] adored like a god, a prince, every man seeks to him, applauds, honours, admires him.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Proprium est ejus animum hilarem reddere, concoctionem juvare, ccrebri obstructiones resecare, sollicitudines fugare, sollicitas imaginationes tollere.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ovid has said in vain, that God has created us to look up to heaven: “Erectos ad sidera tollere vultus.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The common example of this, is that noted passage in Cicero which every schoolboy knows: "Facinus est vincire civem Romanum; scelus verberare, prope parricidium, necare; quid dicam in crucem tollere."

    languagehat.com: AS EVERY SCHOOLBOY KNOWS.

  • Ego quantum ab illis tantum ab Horatio dissentio, qui Lucilium "fluere lutulentum" et "esse aliquid, quod tollere possis" putat.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • 'In hora saepe ducentos, ut magnum, versus dictabat, stans pede in uno: cum flueret lutulentus, erat quod tollere velles; garrulus atque piger scribendi ferre laborem, scribendi recte; nam ut multum, nil moror.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • -- In the following verbs the perfects were originally reduplicated, but have lost the reduplicating syllable: -- per-cellō percellere perculī perculsus _strike down_ findō findere fidī fissus _split_ scindō scindere scidī scissus _tear apart_ tollō tollere sus-tulī sublātus _remove_

    New Latin Grammar

  • Quod ibi milites accepere, magis atrocitate rei quam fide nuntii terrentur, simulque barbari animos tollere et in perculsos Romanos acrius incedere.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Apollo puerum primus Priamo qui foret10 postilla natus temperaret tollere: eum esse exitium Troiae, pestem Pergamo.

    Cassandra. ii

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