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  • n. Plural form of hasta.

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Examples

  • Faciunt duos ignes et duas hastas ponunt iuxta ignes et vnam cordam in summitate hastarum: et ligant super cordam illam quasdam scissuras de buccharamo: sub qua corda et ligaturis inter illos duos ignes transeunt homines, besti� et stationes: Et sunt du� mulieres, vna hinc, et alia inde aquam projicientes, et qu鎑am carmina recitantes.

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

  • Duos quidem ignes faciunt, et duas hastas iuxta eos, vnamque cordam in summitate hastarum ponunt.

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

  • The phrase _in tergum_ occurs twice elsewhere: ix. 764 -- meaning 'on the back'; and xi. 653 -- meaning 'backward'; and in x. 718 the uncertainty about the order of the lines makes it possible that _tergo decutit hastas_ was meant to refer to the boar, not to Mezentius.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Non possum fidei causa imagines neque triumphos aut consulatus majorum meorum ostentare, at, si res postulet, hastas, vexillum, phaleras, alia militaria dona, [455] praeterea cicatrices adverso corpore.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • VNDIQVE conueniunt uelut imber tela tribuno: configunt parmam, tinnit hastilibus umbo, aerato sonitu galeae, sed nec pote quisquam undique nitendo corpus discerpere ferro: semper abundantes hastas frangitque quatitque.

    Caelius resists the Onset of the Istri

  • Carthaginians in Sicily, and _driven round the area by workmen holding blunted spears_, -- "Ab operariis hastas præpilatas habentibus, per circum totam actos."

    Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon

  • The dancer's mukha bhava and hastas conveyed not just the partial visage of the deity in the sanctum but also gently questioned the Lord for hiding His glorious form!

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • "Sibi arma, sibi equos, sibi hastas, sibi clavam, sibi pilam, sibi natationes, et cursus habeant: nobis senibus, ex lusionibus multis, talos relinquant et tesseras;"

    The Essays of Montaigne — Complete

  • Firm hastas, agile movements and the clearly spelt out 'dith, thith, theys,' made this item a pleasure to watch.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Broadly speaking, the hastas of dance can be classified into those that are used in daily life, those used in rituals and yogic practices, and those that belong to the vocabulary of dance.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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