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  • Alexander, a goodly man, a demigod, how sweetly he carried himself, with how comely a grace, sic oculos, sic ille manus, sic ora ferebat, how neatly he did wear his clothes!

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • We can trace the physical resemblances of parents and children in the same family — ‘Sic oculos, sic ille manus, sic ora ferebat’; but scarcely less often the differences which distinguish children both from their parents and from one another.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • Et non ferebat eos terra, ut habitarent pariter: quia erat substantia eorum multa, et non poterant habitare pariter.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • * Hic Spiritus Sanctus ab ipso mundi initio aquis legitur superfusus; non materialibus aquis quasi vehiculo egens, quasi potius ipse ferebat, et complectentibus firmamentum dabat congruum motum et limitem praefinitum.

    Pneumatologia

  • Ennius -- ita ferebat duo quae maxima putantur onera, paupertatem et senectutem, ut eis paene delectari videretur. '

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Romanis positum? raptosque ex ignibus ignis cedentemque uiro flammam, qui templa ferebat? quot subitae ueniunt ualidorum in corpora mortes seque ipsae rursus fugiunt errantque per ignis ex ipsis elati rediere sepulcris; 70 atque his uita duplex. illis uix contigit una. ecce leuis perimit morbus grauiorque remittit, succumbit sorti ratio, ui uincitur usus; cura nocet, cessare iuuat, mora saepe malorum dat pausas, laeduntque cibi, parcuntque ueuena.

    The Rule of Fate

  • Et quia sanam doctrinam Iudaeorum populus non ferebat, eum inlata manu crucis supplicio peremerunt.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Exstat in eam legem senior ut ita dicam quam illa aetas ferebat oratio.

    A History of Rome During the Later Republic and Early Principate

  • 'Sic oculos, sic ille manus, sic ora ferebat'; but scarcely less often the differences which distinguish children both from their parents and from one another.

    The Republic

  • * Ver erat æternum, placidisque tepentibus auris Mulcebant Zephyri natos sine semine flores; Mox etiam fruges tellus inarata ferebat, Nec renovatus ager gravidis canebat aristis, Flumina jam lactis, jam flumina nectaris ibant, Flavaque de viridi stillabant ilice mella: [2] 1

    A Free Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Evil. In Six Letters to ���.

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