from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of obliquus.
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Ergo dies aderat Parcarum conditus albo uellere, quo Stellae Violentillaeque professus25 clamaretur hymen. cedant curaeque metusque, cessent mendaces obliqui carminis astus, fama tace: subiit leges et frena momordit ille solutus amor: consumpta est fabula uulgi, et narrata diu uiderunt oscula ciues.
Yet I am sure it will be a most unpleasent Seat, full of Thorns, Briers, thistles, murmuring, fault finding, calumny, obliqui, discrage for I ought I know, and what not.
The law is the straight rule, that rectum which is index sui et obliqui -- that which points out the right and the wrong; it is the proper use and intendment of the law to open our wound, and therefore not likely to be the remedy.
Rectum est index sui et obliqui -- The line which shows itself to be straight shows also what line is crooked.
_Quocirca & prima latio, Ortus & Interitus causa non est: Sed obliqui Circuli latio: ea nam [que] & continua est, & duobus motibus fit: _ In Englishe, thus.
_Rectum sui et obliqui index_: And here the application being made, there is a discovery of the falsehood and crookedness of most men’s hearts.
The only words in this passage, which can admit of any dispute/are, ** obliqui, aut intorsLis sinuati, "which Folard trans - lates, by" salient & re-entering angles, "and which he discredits, because, he says,