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  • How is it that aequor, a Latin word for the sea, so much resembles AEgir, the name of the

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  • And thus equipped, everything is ready, Quinto mio; we turn our backs on haughty Milan, and nova regna petentes cras ingens iterabimus aequor, that is to say, the wide plains of Lombardy.

    A Siren

  • Thetide aequor, umbras Aeaco, coelum Jove: and hath not so much possession as dominion.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Albula Romani restat nunc nominis index, qui etiam rapidis fertur in aequor aquis.

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  • = Merkel proposed MORES, citing Virgil _G_ I 50-52 'at prius ignotum ferro quam scindimus aequor,/uentos et uarium caeli praediscere _morem_/cura sit' and Statius _Sil_ III ii 87 'quos tibi currenti praeceps gerat Hadria _mores_'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • He instructs him in invention, composition, and especially style, emphasizing particularly the harmony of the verse and defining imitative harmony, examples of which, taken from Virgil, have passed into classical teaching, e.g. "ruit Oceano nox, procumbit-humi bos, conuolsum remis rostrisque stridentibus aequor".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • Persidis et uictor, strarat quae classibus aequor.

    The Milky Way

  • Non his juventus orta parentibus infecit aequor sanguine

    The Message

  • 'Albula Romani restat nunc nominis index, Qui quoque nunc rapidis fertur in aequor aquis.

    Life of Johnson

  • Note then, first, how modest he is: "Ne parva Tyrrhenum per aequor, vela darem; -- Operosa parvus, carmina fingo."

    Val d'Arno

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