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  • Cum igitur tot et talsa in istis Insulis vidimus monstra (quæ si explicarem scribendo vix à legentibus omnia crederentur) non curauimus vlterius procedere sub polo australi, ne in maiora pericula incideremus: sed proptèr auditam et inuisam nobis famositatem potentiæ, nobilitatis, et gloriæ Imperatoris

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Isti Pigmaei habent longitudinem trium spansarum mearum, et faciunt maiora et meliora goton, et bombicinam quàm aliqui homines in mundo.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • Cum igitur tot et talsa in istis Insulis vidimus monstra (qu� si explicarem scribendo vix � legentibus omnia crederentur) non curauimus vlterius procedere sub polo australi, ne in maiora pericula incideremus: sed propt鑢 auditam et inuisam nobis famositatem potenti�, nobilitatis, et glori� Imperatoris

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

  • Et si nuncij ben� volunt facere facta sua, oportet eos dare maiora.

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

  • = Compare _Met_ V 269-70 (the Muses to Minerva) 'o nisi te uirtus opera ad maiora tulisset,/in partem uentura chori

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • _Bac_ addit _F1Iac_ abdidit _L_ si quid adhuc igitur uiui, Germanice, nostro 65 restat in ingenio, seruiet omne tibi. non potes officium uatis contemnere uates; iudicio pretium res habet ista tuo. quod nisi te nomen tantum ad maiora uocasset, gloria Pieridum summa futurus eras.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Sed ea Rossianorum parendi facilitas animum praedae avidum ad maiora audenda impulit.

    An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707)

  • The preferable reading is _mauis_, since it links more closely to _potes_ in the pentameter, and would be especially liable to corruption after _maiora_ two lines previous.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • _EP_ II vii 13, and _EP_ III vii 25-26 'curando fieri quaedam maiora uidemus/uulnera, quae melius non _tetigisse_ fuit'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • _OLD maior_ 5 cites from verse _Fast_ IV 3 'certe maiora canebas' and its model, _Ecl_ IV 1 'paulo maiora canamus'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

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