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  • In illa ad orientem honesta, et placida habetur Ecclesia: (nescio an aliquam eiusdem quantitatis viderim placentiorem,) extrinsecus habens turres saltaturas, pinnacula, et propugnacula nobili artificio fabricata, et intrinsecus 44. de marmore decoro columnas.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • In illa ad orientem honesta, et placida habetur Ecclesia: (nescio an aliquam eiusdem quantitatis viderim placentiorem,) extrinsecus habens turres saltaturas, pinnacula, et propugnacula nobili artificio fabricata, et intrinsecus 44. de marmore decoro columnas.

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

  • What poets would be born to us in the future without the "_placida quies_" which "_sub libertate_" the sword alone can secure for our children?

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 48, October, 1861

  • = Similar instrumental uses of _ab_ at _Her_ X 138 'tunicas lacrimis sicut _ab imbre_ graues', _AA_ III 545 'ingenium placida mollitur _ab arte_', _Met_ I 65-66 'contraria tellus/nubibus assiduis pluuiaque madescit ab Austro', _Met_ IV 162-63 'pectus ... adhuc _a caede_ tepebat', and _Fast_ V 323 'caelum nigrescit _ab Austris_'.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • "Desierant latrare canes urbesque silebant; omnia noctis erant placida composta quiete."

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • In the next year he was granted the right to hunt in the parks and forests of the king, with this prologue: "Redeuntes ad memoriam obsequia et servicia placida que dilectus armiger noster Johannes de Beverlee nobis non absque periculis et rerum despendiis a longo tempore impendit" etc.

    Chaucer's Official Life

  • At length, on July 6, two days after his forty-ninth birthday, he sailed from Boston in the “Niagara,” and with placida onda prospero il vento, in about twelve days they all arrived safely at their destination.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • At length, on July 6, two days after his forty-ninth birthday, he sailed from Boston in the "Niagara," and with _placida onda prospero il vento_, in about twelve days they all arrived safely at their destination.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • The brandished sword would have shown what manner of _placida quies_ Massachusetts would have ensued, if demands had been made on her at all commensurate with the Federal demands on Virginia.

    The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915

  • It begins with an andante ( "Tacea la notte placida"), a brief dialogue with her attendant Inez intervening, and then develops into an allegro

    The Standard Operas (12th edition) Their Plots, Their Music, and Their Composers

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