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  • adj. Exhibiting festination; having shortened stride and quickened gait.

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  • Imperatorem non oportet latere, confestim mittuntur per reges aut barones nuncij in dromedarijs aut equis, qui celerrimè festinant ad certa hospitia, ad hoc ipsum, velut ábsque numero per imperium instituta: Isque nuncius hospitio appropinquans, et cornu resonans, dum auditor paratur minicius alter, qui de manu suscipiens literas, per recentem dromedarium festinat ad aliud hospitium, et sic in breui tempore perferuntur rumores ad curia aures.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Imperatorem non oportet latere, confestim mittuntur per reges aut barones nuncij in dromedarijs aut equis, qui celerrim� festinant ad certa hospitia, ad hoc ipsum, velut 醔sque numero per imperium instituta: Isque nuncius hospitio appropinquans, et cornu resonans, dum auditor paratur minicius alter, qui de manu suscipiens literas, per recentem dromedarium festinat ad aliud hospitium, et sic in breui tempore perferuntur rumores ad curia aures.

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

  • Est affinitas cum scelotyrbe, chorea viti, deest flexibilitas in fibris musculorum; unde motus breves edunt, et conatu seu impetu solito majori, cum resistentiam illam superare nituntur, velut inviti festinant, ac præcipiti seu concitato passu gradiuntur.

    An Essay on the Shaking Palsy

  • At quibus optimum quiddam claritas uidetur, hi uel belli uel pacis artibus gloriosum nomen propagare festinant.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Quod vitantes plerique, in auxiliis festinant militiae sacramenta percipere, ubi et minor sudor, et maturiora sunt premia. '

    Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

  • Tres pueri in via festinant et clamant. a) when b) but c) and d) or

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