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  • _Hinc illi homines erant, qui etiam ridiculi inveniebantur ex dolore: quorum alii, ut audistis, negabant mirandum esse_, JUS _tam nequam esse_ VERRINUM: _alii etiam frigidiores erant; sed quia stomachabantur, ridiculi videbantur esse, cum_ SACERDOTEM

    A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence The Works Of Cornelius Tacitus, Volume 8 (of 8); With An Essay On His Life And Genius, Notes, Supplements

  • The oligarchs of the culture were known as alii, among whom the preeminent boss on any one island was alii-ai-moku, or “the chief who eats the island,” suggesting a role that was rather more aggrandizing than holy stewardship.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The oligarchs of the culture were known as alii, among whom the preeminent boss on any one island was alii-ai-moku, or “the chief who eats the island,” suggesting a role that was rather more aggrandizing than holy stewardship.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • His disposition is said to be most amiable and genial, and his affability endeared him especially to his own countrymen, by whom he was called alii lokomaikai, “the kind chief.”

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Malama asked, for her religion took care of this problem by postulating that the acts of the alii were the acts of gods.

    Hawaii

  • _Troiae_/non alias alii quoque res cecinere poetae? '

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • The court of the alii was a vortex that drew in not only the bards and men of lore, but the gay and fashionable rout of pleasure-seekers, the young men and women of shapely form and gracious presence, the sons and daughters of the king's

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • His disposition is said to be most amiable and genial, and his affability endeared him especially to his own countrymen, by whom he was called alii lokomaikai, "the kind chief."

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Our host, Uncle Kimo, explained that lands along the river were once the sacred capital of ancient Kauai and the birthplace of the island's alii, or royalty.

    Dawna L. Robertson: Up a Lazy River

  • I have heard Prince Akuli's singing historians (inherited from his father) chanting their interminable genealogies, by which they demonstrated that he was the highest alii in all Hawaii.

    SHIN-BONES

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  • et alii

    shortened to et al

    July 15, 2009