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  • As much we may say of them that are troubled with their fortunes; or ill destinies foreseen: multos angit praecientia malorum: The foreknowledge of what shall come to pass, crucifies many men: foretold by astrologers, or wizards, iratum ob coelum, be it ill accident, or death itself: which often falls out by God's permission; quia daemonem timent (saith Chrysostom) Deus ideo permittit accidere.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • _Atr_. scio quid queraris: scelere praerepto doles, nec quod nefandas hauseris angit dapes; quod non pararis: fuerat hic animus tibi instruere similes inscio fratri cibos et adiuvante liberos matre aggredi similique leto sternere -- hoc unum obstitit:

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Id quod eo vehementius nos angit et excruciat, quod cum superiori anno legatos ad conciliandas inter Aureliensem ducem et filiam nostram Mariam nuptias ad Franciscum

    The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • Hinc canibus blandis rabies venit, et quatit aegros Tuffis anhela fues, ac faudbus angit obefis.

    P. Virgilii Maronis Opera

  • _propior_ luctusque domesticus angit/Memnonis amissi '.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • ( "_nec dudum vetiti me laris angit amor_") he expresses his intention of speedily returning: --

    Life of John Milton

  • But Aubrey can hardly mean anything more than that Chappell on some occasion struck or beat his pupil, and this interpretation is supported by Milton's verses to Diodati, written in the spring of 1626, in which, while acknowledging that he had been directed to withdraw from Cambridge (“nec dudum vetiti me laris angit amor “) he expresses his intention of speedily returning: ” “Stat quoque juncosas Cami remeare paludes,

    Life of John Milton

  • "But," continues the same writer, "with the advantage of proclaiming the doctrine of terror, which is naturally productive of a sublime and impressive style of eloquence (` Triumphat ventoso gloriae curru orator, qui pectus angit, irritat, et implet terroribus. '

    Cape Cod


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