Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • _Quae quamquam_ is preferable to _haec quamquam_ since it connects better with the preceding line and is obviously more prone to corruption; but for a similar corruption of _haec_ compare Prop II xxiii 1 'fuit indocti haec [_uar_ et] semita uulgi'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Swedish women often bear ten or twelve children, and not uncommonly twenty or thirty; but the authority of Rudbeck is much to be suspected.] 9 In hos artus, in haec corpora, quae miramur, excrescunt.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • _clauemque_ sinistra 'and _Fast_ I 253-54'"nil mihi cum bello: pacem postesque tuebar/et" _clauem_ ostendens "haec" ait "arma gero"'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Somewhat satisfactorily, the problem of “postera crescam laude” was already knotty in the second or third century, when in his Commentum in Horatium, the North African grammarian and editor Pomponius Porphyrio tagged it with the explanatory remark: “Eleganter, quia semper sunt, quibus haec elocutio noua sit et laudetur.”

    postera crescam laude II

  • But this admission was by no means original to the magisterium of Vatican II, and is arguably rooted deeply in previous Church teaching at the highest level (see Quanto conficiamur moerore of Pius IX and Suprema haec sacra of the Holy Office under Pius XII).

    Confessing the Messiah: The Church's Confession of Christ in Jewish-Christian Dialogue - Introduction Pt. I

  • Perhaps it's just because I grew up on Latin texts, but it does remind me the case of the Latin demonstrative pronoun hic/haec/hoc.

    Aegean phonotactics against word-initial /j/

  • If I were the Universal Dictator, I would take it, muttering haec olim meminisse iuvabit, confident that men a decade hence would praise my foresight.

    The Chain of Proximate Causes

  • I have never been able to attend a solemn religious profession and was really quite thrilled by this response from the celebrant to the formula of professionEt ego ex parte Dei omnipotentis, si haec observaveris, promitto tibi vitam aeternam.

    Franciscan Sisters usus antiquior

  • "Quia si in viridi ligno haec faciunt in arido quid fiet."

    Euthanasia in Britain today

  • Etherington, being then upon sale, he desired his brother to make the purchase for him out of hand; and then to prepare Mrs. Tyrold, with whom he was yet unacquainted, though he took it for granted she was a woman of great learning, to receive a mere poor country squire, who knew no more of hic, haec, hoc, than the baby unborn.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.