Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • "It will, nevertheless, be lawful on the greater solemnities to alternate the Gregorian chant of the choir with the so-called falsi-bordoni or with verses similarly composed in a proper manner.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • "During our investigation, we also discovered that the vocational school involved in hiring the underage workers had falsified student IDs and threatened retaliation against students who revealed their ages during our audits," the report went on to say.

    Apple Discovers Shocking Abuses At Foreign Factories

  • But there can be no doubt about it, for it fits exactly with the evidence of both sides, and the source is unimpeachable - I've lived with her seventy years, after all, and know that while she may suppress a little veri and suggest a touch of falsi on occasion, Elspeth ain't a liar.

    Watershed

  • “It is hardly for me,” said the physician, “to interpose in so high a matter; yet, as trusted both by the noble Ursel, and by his Highness the Emperor, I have made a brief abstract of these short conditions to be kept by the high parties towards each other, sub crimine falsi.”

    Count Robert of Paris

  • The nature of such controversies is excellently expressed, by St. Paul, in the warning and precept, that he giveth concerning the same, Devita profanas vocum novitates, et oppositiones falsi nominis scientiae.

    The Essays

  • Timorem deorum inanem, [6342] Tully could term it; or as Zanchy defines it, Ubi falsi dii, aut falso cullu colitur Deus, when false gods, or that God is falsely worshipped.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The first duty of an historian is the only one he need require from his, Ne quid falsi dicere audeat, ne quid veri non audeat.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • He adds a phrase from Tacitus to the effect that art borders directly on deception, "breve confinium artis et falsi."

    languagehat.com: THE EXQUISITE CORPSE OF PAGE 23.

  • Quorum petulantiæ occurrere, & criminationes falsas, detectis simul scriptorum de hac Insula erroribus, apud bonos & cordatos viros, (Nam vulgus sui semper simile, falsi & vani tenacissimum, non est quòd sperem me ab hac inueterata opinione abducere posse) diluere hoc commentariolo decreui.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Quorum petulanti� occurrere, & criminationes falsas, detectis simul scriptorum de hac Insula erroribus, apud bonos & cordatos viros, (Nam vulgus sui semper simile, falsi & vani tenacissimum, non est qu騞 sperem me ab hac inueterata opinione abducere posse) diluere hoc commentariolo decreui.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.