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  • That's a real chamber, with boards underfoot, not a symbolic mind-space under a green laurel tree lauro, Laura.

    Love in literature

  • Tibullus speaks of him as this youth having his temples bound with sacred laurel -- "_hic juvenis casta redimitus tempora lauro_" The use of the laurel was reserved to this god, and in times of primitive Greek and Roman piety it was allowed to men only whose successful general would celebrate a triumph.

    The New England Magazine Volume 1, No. 6, June, 1886, Bay State Monthly Volume 4, No. 6, June, 1886

  • Petrarch and Boccaccio were highly esteemed by Landor, who did not sympathize with Lord Chesterfield in his opinion that the former deserved his _Laura_ better than his _lauro_.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866

  • Our laurel is a plant of a very different tribe, the Prunes lauro-cerasus, a native of the

    De vita Caesarum

  • Ismaraque et quondam genialis litora Naxi. tunc caras iniere fores comitique canoro225 hic chelyn, hic flauam maculoso nebrida tergo, hic thyrsos, hic plectra ferunt; hic enthea lauro tempora, Minoa crinem premit ille corona.

    The Marriage of Stella and Violentilla

  • Á la sombra tendido de yedra y lauro eterno coronado, puesto el atento oído al son dulce acordado

    Modern Spanish Lyrics

  • Cremonenses lauro rosisque constraverant, exstructis altaribus caesisque victimis, regium in morem: quae, laeta in praesens, mox perniciem ipsis fecere.

    Tacitus and Bracciolini The Annals Forged in the XVth Century

  • "'Nobilis ornatur lauro collega secundo,' as Juvenal says: au revoir," and away went Lord Vincent, half forgetting all his late anxiety for my life, in his paternal pleasure for the delivery of his quotation.

    Pelham — Volume 02

  • The hardwood ceiling is made up of 37,000 individual strips of red lauro timber.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Bachelors: Baccalaurii 'baculo magis quam lauro digni.

    Byron's Poetical Works, Volume 1

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