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  • The variety of roots of the yam and potato kind, under the general name of ubi, is almost endless; the dioscorea being generally termed ubi kechil (small), and the convolvulus ubi gadang (large); some of which latter, of the sort called at Bencoolen the China-yam, weigh as much as forty pounds, and are distinguished into the white and the purple.

    The History of Sumatra Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And Manners Of The Native Inhabitants

  • 2 Your starter for 10: A schoolboy play-on-words between Latin and English, what jocular translation is usually given to the phrase semper ubi sub ubi?

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • A general feeling of ubi sunt radiates from the text of Beowulf.

    Ubi sunt | clusterflock

  • The Anglo-Saxons, at the point in their cultural evolution in which Beowulf was written, experienced an inescapable feeling of doom, symptomatic of ubi sunt yearning.

    Ubi sunt | clusterflock

  • Then, the Congregation further explains: "The clause ubi possibile sit [where it is possible] refers to different elements, as, for example, the topography of the place, the availability of space, the artistic value of the existing altar, the sensibility of the people participating in the celebrations in a particular church, etc."

    Celebration Versus Deum Still Applicable Law

  • I woke in the middle of the night, unable to sleep, and realized I had forgotten to look up ubi sunt.

    ubi sunt | clusterflock

  • Cordibus nostris, quæsumus Domine, cælestis gloriæ inspira desiderium, et præsta: ut in dextris illuc feramus manipulos iustitiæ: ubi tecum sanctus coruscat Abbas Columba.

    The Fulcrum of Civilization

  • Dave, don't quote me on this, but I was told that Semper ubi Sub ubi means always wear underwear!

    Nur Englisch

  • I get the "always" and "under" parts, but I'm going to have to guess on the "ubi" part.

    Nur Englisch

  • Eia nunc ergo tu, domine deus meus, doce cor meum ubi et quomodo te quaerat, ubi et quomodo te inveniat.

    St Anselm 2

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