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  • Latin 'fruor,' and unconscious therefore that the derivative 'fructus' must always, in right use, mean an _enjoyed_ thing, they generalize every mature vegetable product under the term; and we find Dr. Gray coolly telling us that there is no fruit so "likely to be mistaken for a seed," as a grain of corn!

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

  • Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus.

    Column: Stretched between heaven and earth

  • Ego vos elegi de mundo, ut eatis, et fructum afferatis et fructus vester maneat.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus.

    Pray for the Holy Father

  • The word comes from the Latin usus, to use, and fructus, fruit.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • THE WORD “FRUIT” comes from the Latin fruor, which means “to delight in,” and fructus, which means enjoyment, pleasure and gratification.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Benedicta tu in muleribus et benedictus fructus ventris tui Jesus.

    a tragedy in England

  • In Fessa plerumque morbosi, quod fructus comedant ter in die.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Biliosum habui amatorem qui supplex flexis genibus, &c. Nullus recens allatus terrae fructus, nullum cupediarum genus tam carum erat, nullum vinum Creticum pretiosum, quin ad me ferret illico; credo alterum oculum pignori daturus, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Scoltzii laudatur conditus rosae caninae fructus ante prandium et caenem ad magnitudinem castaneae.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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