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  • And that which they called pompa is the same that now is named procession; according whereunto, amongst the divine honours which were given to Julius

    Leviathan

  • And that which they called pompa is the same that now is named procession; according whereunto, amongst the divine honours which were given to Julius Caesar by the Senate, this was one, that in the pomp, or procession, at the Circaean games, he should have thensam et ferculum, a sacred chariot and a shrine; which was as much as to be carried up and down as a god, just as at this day the popes are carried by Switzers under a canopy.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • I found this posting on Yahoo: "pompitous 'from the Latin" pompa "procession, an ostentatious display; love, from the Latin" lubEre "meaning to please; eg." pompitous of love "a vain statement of one's sexual prowess, usu. given in an euphoric hazy cloud of blue smoke

    The Pompitous of Love

  • Quam multis non egeo, quam multa non desidero, ut Socrates in pompa, ille in nundinis.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Antonio offerentes, &c. Cum ornatu et incredibili pompa per

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ludorum pompa, &c. In Italy they have solemn declamations of certain select young gentlemen in Florence (like those reciters in old Rome), and public theatres in most of their cities, for stage-players and others, to exercise and recreate themselves.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Brat:/pompa/no prosze jaka artystyczna dusza w narkomanie moze siedziec

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  • "The world" was godless, _pompa Diaboli_; devotion to God implied devotion (of the world) to the Devil.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864

  • His image was carried in the _pompa circensis_ amongst those of the immortal gods, and his statue set up in the temple of Quirinus with the inscription "To the Unconquerable God."

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • [44] Il di de S. Laurentio il Duca de Gandia figliuolo del Papa, intrò in Roma accompagnato dal Card. de Valentia, et tutta la corte con grandissima pompa.

    Lucretia Borgia According to Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day

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