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  • Literally speaking, "angusta" refers to a narrow passageway.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • "angusta," and the weekly books are simply a series of stiff hurdles at each of which in succession the paternal legs falter with growing suspicion of their powers to clear the flight, it is in the affair of

    Dream Days

  • Fit iterum cerastes in semita que quos fideles repperit et sese ad precepti celestis angusta itinera constringens non solum nequitia callide persuasionis impedit sed etiam terrore potestatis premit et in persecutionis angore post beneficia ficte dulcedinis, exercet cornua potestatis.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Fit iterum cerastes in semita que quos fideles repperit et sese ad precepti celestis angusta itinera constringens non solum nequitia callide persuasionis impedit sed etiam terrore potestatis premit et in persecutionis angore post beneficia ficte dulcedinis, exercet cornua potestatis.

    Sigh. WMAM.

  • In a word, thus much I may conclude of poor men, that though they have good [2293] parts they cannot show or make use of them: [2294] ab inopia ad virtutem obsepta est via, 'tis hard for a poor man to [2295] rise, haud facile emergunt, quorum virtutibus obstat res angusta domi.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Who would counsel his son to undergo the countless risks of poor married life, to remove the beloved girl from comfort and competence, and subject her to debt, misery, privation, friendlessness, sickness, and the hundred gloomy consequences of the res angusta domi?

    The Virginians

  • The big black beams across the low ceiling and around the big old fireplace rescued from Victorian enclosure and brown varnish, the copper fire-dogs and pewter plates and jugs and bowls he had hardily collected, hoping they would appeal to Clare, all his res angusta domi, welcomed him dimly.

    Over the River

  • Res angusta domi — is more applicable to a career of art and literature than to a political and social ambition.

    The Wisdom of Life

  • The Ceres Stream damsel, or Metacnemis angusta, had not been spotted since 1920, the November/December issue of the Water Wheel reported.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The res angusta domi prevented him from having the advantage of

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

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