from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as ember-goose.


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  • Quam mulcent aurae, firmat sol, educat imber, &c. Sic virgo dum intacta manet, dum chara suis, sed

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • : “Turpis oves tentat scabies, ubi frigidus imber.”


  • This morning she came down with her work into my ch. imber.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Horace clipped and squared his blocks more carefully before he laid the monument which imber edax, or aquila impotens, or fuga temporum might assail in vain.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • Try, man, and build up a monument of words as lofty as they are — they, whom “imber edax” and

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • He has built into the growing structure of truth something outstanding, something immortal, quod non imber edax possit diruere. »

    Physiology or Medicine 1926 - Presentation Speech

  • Nulla dies adeo est australibus umida nimbis non intermissis ut fluat imber aquis, nec sterilis locus ullus ita est ut non sit in illo mixta fere duris utilis herba rubis; nil adeo Fortuna grauis miserabile fecit 5 ut minuant nulla gaudia parte malum. ecce domo patriaque carens oculisque meorum, naufragus in Getici litoris actus aquas, qua tamen inueni uultum diffundere causam possim fortunae nec meminisse meae.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Regalique; situ pyramidum altius; Quod non imber edax; Non Aquilo impotens possit diruere; aut innumerabilis annorum feries &c fuga temporum_: so say I severally of sir _Philip Sidneys_, _Spencers_,

    The Facts About Shakespeare

  • 'Cui par imber et ignis, spiritus et gravis terra.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Although the primary transferred sense of _imber_ would be rain-water, it is used of sea-water as early as Ennius _Ann_ 497-98 Vahlen 'ratibusque fremebat/imber Neptuni', and without defining qualifier at _Aen_ I

    The Last Poems of Ovid


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