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  • His Piano Concerto No 5, with Denis Matsuev as the athletic soloist, culminates in a moto perpetuo very like Shostakovich and Prokofiev but not, as a programme note struggled to play down, quite as enthralling as either.

    Tristan und Isolde; LSO/Gergiev

  • And the concluding "Moto perpetuo" provided a mesmerizing display of speed and technical finish.

    Cellist Alisa Weilerstein at Sixth & I Synagogue

  • Illa perpetuo nihil audiat nisi, mea lux: ille vicissim nihil nisi anime mi: atque huic jucunditati ne senectus detrahat, imo potius aliquid adaugeat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cogitatio Venereorum me torquet perpetuo, et quam facto implere non licuit, aut fecisse potentem puduit, cogitatione assidua mentitus sum voluptatem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Est enim infera, &c. Ergo sic perpetuo afflictati vitam oderunt, se praecipitant, his malis carituri aut interficiunt se, aut tale quid committunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • We must not therefore hope to have all things answer our own expectation, to have a continuance of good success and fortunes, Fortuna nunquam perpetuo est bona.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ad occasum solis aegre domum rediens, atque totum die ex adverso deae sedens recto, in ipsam perpetuo oculorum ictus direxit, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Leucippe mihi perpetuo in oculis, et animo versatur, I see and meditate of nought but Leucippe.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sicut viatores si ad saxum impegerint, aut nautae, memores sui casus, non ista modo quae offendunt, sed et similia horrent perpetuo et tremunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Omnes perpetuo morbo agitantur, suspicatur omnes timidus sibique ob aurum insidiari putat, nunquam quiescens, Plin.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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