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  • Most bitterly hated, but at the same time most formidable -- as the Germans themselves now generally admit, and hence all those tears of rage -- hinc illae lacrymae.

    The Illustrated War News, Number 15, Nov. 18, 1914

  • In Vigny and Musset we find something of his haunting sense of the lacrymae rerum, and in the latter, at any rate, the same luxury of regret; and his idea of the epic of Christianity and his historical method are distinctly traceable in Hugo’s Légende des Siècles.


  • But selfishness has diffused itself thro 'the whole mass of our people, and _hinc illae lacrymae_.

    William Pitt and the Great War

  • _Sunt lacrymae rerum_; one has been moved in the cell where Socrates tasted the hemlock; or by the river-banks where Syracusan arrows slew the parched Athenians among the mire and blood; or, in fiction, when Colonel Newcome said _Adsum_, or over the diary of Clare

    Letters to Dead Authors

  • It was his misfortune to be in debt; he had pressing creditors; and in two cases he accepted presents before the decision was made, but was brave enough to decide against those who bribed him, -- hinc illae lacrymae.

    Beacon Lights of History

  • Olivarii Goldsmith, Poetae, Physici, Historici Qui nullum fere scribendi genus Non tetigit, Nullum quod tetigit non ornavit: Seu risus essent movendi, Sive lacrymae, Affectuum potens at lenis dominator:

    Lives of the English Poets

  • You and Denmark agree admirably, and you would agree still better, if there were in Denmark no theatre -- _Hinc illae lacrymae!

    True Story of My Life

  • [4] Illarum lacrymae meditataque murmura praestant, --

    The Greville Memoirs A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • When we are bereaved of our earthly contents, prorumpunt lacrymae; and it is not in our power to stop those floodgates of sorrow.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. VI.

  • But this angry code was neglected as an opportunity, and mistaken for a _substitute_: _et hinc illae* lacrymae!

    Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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