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  • A rather pretty, though not unusual, sentiment occurs in an elegiac couplet to a young girl, [57] in which the word amoena is the adjective, meaning "pleasant to see," in the first, while in the second verse it is the girl's name: "As a rose is amoena when it blooms in the early spring time, so was I Amoena to those who saw me."

    The Common People of Ancient Rome Studies of Roman Life and Literature

  • His duos attracted the attention of later musicians; three movements from his Missa ‘Quem dicunt homines’, two from his Magnificat secundi toni and the ‘Pleni’ of the Missa super ‘Si dedero’ (the last with the contrafact text Semper eris pauper) were printed in didactic collections of two-voice pieces such as Il primo libro a due voci (Venice, 1543) and Diphona amoena et florida (Nuremberg, 1549).

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  • Nec quisquam tam lapis aut frutex, quem non titillat amoena illa, variaque spectio locorum, urbium, gentium, &c. 3194.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [3243] Areteus, deambulatio per amoena loca, to make a petty progress, a merry journey now and then with some good companions, to visit friends, see cities, castles, towns,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Huc accedebat, quod L. Sulla exercitum, quem in Asia ductaverat, quo sibi fidum faceret, [71] contra morem majorum luxuriose nimisque liberaliter habuerat; loca amoena, voluptaria [72] facile in otio feroces militum animos molliverant.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Pan recolit siluas et amoena Faunus in umbra securus recubat placidoque in fonte lauatur

    A Singing Match

  • -- Arrangement A: Outside, Alternanthera amoena spectabilis; inside, Stevia serrata variegata.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • -- Outside, Alternanthera aurea nana; middle, Alternanthera amoena spectabilis; center, Anthemis coronaria.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • The reader will no doubt welcome a few passages, which he may regard -- to use Livy's phrase -- as "deverticula amoena" in this account of our subject.

    The Story of Newfoundland

  • _Passerina amoena_, as the bunting strains were plainly discernible.

    Birds of the Rockies

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