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  • noun Plural form of spiran.

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Examples

  • Venus herself when she was a maid, nulli secunda, a mere quintessence, flores spirans et amaracum, foeminae prodigium: put case she be, how long will she continue?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Catilina vero longe a suis inter hostium cadavera repertus est, paululum etiam spirans ferociamque animi, quam habuerat vivus, in vultu retinens.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • FLVMINA uerna cient obscuro lumine Pisces curriculumque Aries aequat noctisque diique, cornua quem condunt florum praenuntia Tauri; aridaque aestatis Gemini primordia pandunt, longaque iam minuit praeclarus lumina Cancer, 5 languificosque Leo proflat ferus ore calores. post modium quatiens Virgo fugat orta uaporem: autumni reserat portas aequatque diurna tempora nocturnis dispenso sidere Libra: effetos ramos denudat flamma Nepai: 10 pigra Sagittipotens iaculatur frigora terris: bruma gelu glaciat iubarem spirans Capricorni, quem sequitur nebulas rorans liquor altus Aquari. tanta supra circaque uigescunt lumina mundi; at dextra laeuaque ciet rota fulgida Solis15 mobile curriculum et Lunae simulacra feruntur.

    Astronomical Fragment

  • It is said of him, 'Catilina vero longe a suis inter hostium cadavera repertus est; paululum etiam spirans, ferocitatemque animi quam vivus habuerat in vultu retinens.' [

    The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899

  • IV.), and "_adepta_ libertate" (Cat. 7): his "_spirantem_ adhuc Augustum" (I. 5) is Sallust's "Catilina paullulam etiam _spirans_" (Cat. in fin. 61): his "excepere Graeci

    Tacitus and Bracciolini The Annals Forged in the XVth Century

  • [101] [Compare "Catilina vero longè a suis, inter hostium cadavera repertus est, paululum etiam spirans ferociamque animi, quam habuerat vivus, in vultu retinens."

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 3

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