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  • n. Obsolete spelling of fetus.


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  • There is a policy debate to be had about exactly when a faetus becomes legally a person with all the natural rights thereof like not being murdered just for being inconvenient which does need to be settled with law, perhaps even an ammendment.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » NRA brief in McDonald v. Chicago

  • Quid non faetui adhuc matri unito, subita spirituum vibratione per nervos, quibus matrix cerebro conjuncta est, imprimit impregnatae imaginatio? ut si imaginetur matum granatum, illius notas secum proferet faetus: Si leporem, infans editur supremo labello bifido, et dissecto: Vehemens cogitatio movet rerum species.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Hic segetes, illic veniunt felicius uvae, Arborei faetus alibi, atque injussa virescunt Graminia.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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