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  • The word classicus was used in a figurative sense by Aulus Gellius, and applied to writers: a writer of worth and distinction, classicus assiduusque scriptor, a writer who is of account, has real property, and is not lost in the proletariate crowd.

    What Is a Classic

  • The word classicus was used in a figurative sense by Aulus Gellius, and applied to writers: a writer of worth and distinction, classicus assiduusque scriptor, a writer who is of account, has real property, and is not lost in the proletariate crowd.

    Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian

  • For the ancient Romans, the word " classicus " originally designated somebody belonging to the highest tax bracket.

    Making It New

  • The conflict between the forces and relations of production in the eastern part of the homeland of Karl Marx thus became a locus classicus of the sort of contradiction he had originally identified.

    The Revenge of Karl Marx

  • (The locus classicus here would be the now-famous Philadelphia address on race and racism, which allowed Obama to turn the dross of his connection with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright into the gold of “the healing process.”) « Previous Page

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  • The conflict between the forces and relations of production in the eastern part of the homeland of Karl Marx thus became a locus classicus of the sort of contradiction he had originally identified.

    The Revenge of Karl Marx

  • Research into the myth of the rational economist could well begin with Bryan's recent post "Borjas: What's His Problem," which is a locus classicus of economist's notorious shortcomings: laziness, moralism, and egotism.

    Ouroboros?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • (The locus classicus here would be the now-famous Philadelphia address on race and racism, which allowed Obama to turn the dross of his connection with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright into the gold of “the healing process.”) « Previous Page

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  • (The locus classicus here would be the now-famous Philadelphia address on race and racism, which allowed Obama to turn the dross of his connection with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright into the gold of “the healing process.”)

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  • Many commentators on the American political scene including, for example, the locus classicus of American observers, Alexis de Tocqueville, noticed the same thing.

    Linda Hirshman: I'm Not a Theologian but I Play One at the Times

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