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  • “Aha!” said Mr. Butler, “Optat ephippia bos piger, nothing new under the sun — But it was a fair hit of Mrs. Saddletree, however.”

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • But, notwithstanding, if any man will take to himself rather that of Solomon, “Dicit piger, Leo est in via,” than that of Virgil, “Possunt quia posse videntur,” I shall be content that my labours be esteemed but as the better sort of wishes; for as it asketh some knowledge to demand a question not impertinent, so it requireth some sense to make a wish not absurd.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Nil habeo quod agam, & non sum piger: usque sequar te,

    An Essay towards Fixing the True Standards of Wit, Humour, Railery, Satire, and Ridicule (1744)

  • 'In hora saepe ducentos, ut magnum, versus dictabat, stans pede in uno: cum flueret lutulentus, erat quod tollere velles; garrulus atque piger scribendi ferre laborem, scribendi recte; nam ut multum, nil moror.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Nonne piger desidiam instruit et somnos provocat instrumentorum suavitate, aut vocum modulis, hilaritate canentium aut fabulantium gratia, sive quod turpius est ebrietate vel crapula? ...

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

  • "Dicit piger, Leo est in via" [the sluggard says there is a lion in the path], than that of Virgil, "Possunt quia posse videntur" [they can, because they think they can], I shall be content that my labors be esteemed but as the better sort of wishes, for as it asketh some knowledge to demand a question not impertinent, so it requireth some sense to make a wish not absurd.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 3

  • ` ` Aha! '' said Mr. Butler, ` ` Optat ephippia bos piger, nothing new under the sun --- But it was a fair hit of Mrs. Saddletree, however. ''

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • For Europe ploughs in Afric like "_bos piger_:" [639]

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 6

  • "Aha!" said Mr. Butler, "_Optat ephippia bos piger, _ nothing new under the sun -- But it was a fair hit of Mr.. Saddletree, however."

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • For Gordon er lige over 14, deler diller med piger i porten så længe det 'en goth heks med blåt blæk i fjæset godt væk på x og illert på skjorten Der går i spagat og råber YOU ude på danse gulvet som at DU har fået proppet JUICE op i tantra hullet Har du noget at sige, det kan

    WN.com - Financial News

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