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  • He concluded on a chivalrous note: “So, Mr. President, as one who has borne the heat of the day in jurisprudence for a generation, I can only say to those who are coming forward to do battle: ‘Venite fortior me post me.’”

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • But for the most part they must concur; and they take a wrong course that think to overcome this feral passion by sole physic; and they are as much out, that think to work this effect by good service alone, though both be forcible in themselves, yet vis unita fortior, they must go hand in hand to this disease: — alterius sic altera poscit opem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Et dixit Abimelech ad Ishac, Abi a nobis: quia longe fortior es nobis.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Atque illi, felicissimo omnium ante civilem victoriam, nunquam super industriam fortuna fuit, [529] multique dubitavere, fortior an felicior esset; nam postea quae fecerit, incertum habeo, pudeat magis an pigeat disserere.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Comparative in both members; as, -- exercitus erat dītior quam fortior, _the army was more rich than brave.

    New Latin Grammar

  • At that moment I say most truly that the spirit of life, which hath its dwelling in the secretest chamber of the heart, began to tremble so violently that the least pulses of my body shook therewith; and in trembling it said these words -- '_Ecce Deus fortior me, qui veniens dominabitur mihi.

    Heroes of Modern Europe

  • At that instant, I say truly, the spirit of life, which dwells in the most secret chamber of the heart, began to tremble with such violence, that it appeared horribly in the least pulses, and, trembling, said these words: _Ecce deus fortior me, qui veniens dominabitur mihi!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859

  • You recall to my mind that cruel separation of the united fraternities, so much to the prejudice of both bodies, as all separations must be, according to the old adage, Vis unita fortior; which to be sure there are not wanting some of one or of the other fraternity who are able to construe.

    VI. In Which More of the Talents of Mr. Benjamin Will Appear. Book VIII

  • Vis unita fortior; and to conclude, Concordia parvae res crescunt discordia dilabuntur. '

    Andrew Marvell

  • And that felt well the Apostle, when he said: Cum infirmor, tonc fortior sum et potens; [125] that is: When I am sick and feeble in my sensuality by hate of sin, then am I stronger and mightier in my soul.

    The Cell of Self-Knowledge : seven early English mystical treatises printed by Henry Pepwell in 1521

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