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  • Ferre non possunt ut illorum Messias communis servator sit, nostrum gaudium, &c. Messias vel decem decies crucifixuri essent, ipsumque Deum si id fieri posset, una cum angelis et creaturis omnibus, nec absterretur ab hoc facto et si mille interna subeunda forent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • So did the inhabitants of the island of Choa, because their air was pure and good, and the people generally long lived, antevertebant fatum suum, priusquam manci forent, aut imbecillitas accederet, papavere vel cicuta, with poppy or hemlock they prevented death.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quæ omnia posui in vna biga, quando non inueni ibi capitaneos ciuitatis, quia dicebant mihi, quod grattissima forent Sartach, si possem deferre ea vsque ad eum.

    The iournal of frier William de Rubruquis a French man of the order of the minorite friers, vnto the East parts of the worlde. An. Dom. 1253.

  • Qu� omnia posui in vna biga, quando non inueni ibi capitaneos ciuitatis, quia dicebant mihi, quod grattissima forent Sartach, si possem deferre ea vsque ad eum.

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

  • = The tears of Ovid's friends at his departure described at _Tr_ III iv 39-40, _EP_ I ix 17-18, and _EP_ II xi 9-10 (to Rufus) 'grande uoco lacrimas meritum quibus ora rigabas,/cum mea concreto sicca dolore forent'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Naiadas Satyris caneret Fontanus amatas, 35 clauderet imparibus uerba Capella modis, cumque forent alii, quorum mihi cuncta referre nomina longa mora est, carmina uulgus habet, essent et iuuenes quorum, quod inedita cura est, appellandorum nil mihi iuris adest 40

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • To which it can be replied that (1) _forent_ and _essent_ are equivalent, and metrical convenience alone could justify the change, (2) the use of negatived perfect participles such as

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Williams proposed excising this distich, the reasons being (1) the sudden change from _forent_ to _essent_, (2) the use of _inedita_, which is not found elsewhere, (3) the use of _cura_ in a sense, 'written work', that is found only in late Latin, and (4) the prose turn of

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Annio, si deprehensi forent, supplicium sumendum decreverat; isque postea, permotus oratione C. C.esaris, pedibus in sententiam Tib.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Ea formidine multi mortales Romanis dediti obsides; frumentum et alia, quae usui forent, affatim praebita, ubicunque res postulabat, praesidium impositum.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

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