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  • In this world we are but in transitu -- on our passage; there we truly are where we are to be for ever; so Christ reckoned, and so must we.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • Passing through Samaria, which, though a visit in transitu, here takes up most room.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • His excuse for not seeing them now, because it would be only by the way (v. 7), en parodo -- in transitu -- en passant: it would only be a transient visit.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • (unless his passing through the midst of Samaria and Galilee, Luke xvii. 11, was after this, which yet was but a visit in transitu -- as he passed through the country) he never came to Galilee again till after his resurrection, which makes this transition very remarkable.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • This was spoken, as the honest lawyer himself might have said, in transitu, the rest by the side of the carriage.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Solo transitu ciborum nutriri judicatus: His meat did pass through and away, or till they burst again.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • I have lived far too much in America to feel myself a stranger where, as here, American influence and customs are dominant; but the English who are in Honolulu just now, in transitu from New

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Vltra iui per 18. dietas, et pertransij multas terras et ciuitates, et in transitu veni ad quendam montem magnum, et vidi quod in vno latere montis omnia animalia erant nigra vt carbo, et homines et mulieres diuersum modum viuendi habent: ab alio autem latere omnia animalia erant alba sicut nix, et homines totaliter diuersè ab alijs vixerunt.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Ab isto lacu aqua exit et currit vsque ad mare, et in transitu quando retrahit se, fodiuntur Rubiæ, et adamantes, et margaritæ, et aliæ gemmæ pretiosæ: vndè opinio est quod rex ille magis abundat lapidibus pretiosis, quàm aliquis in mundo.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Argentoratum, transitu ad fines Sarmatiae mensis intervallo, reversurum.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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