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  • Inter inertes et Plebeios fere jacet, ultimum locum habens, nisi tot artis virtutisque insignia, turpiter, obnoxie, supparisitando fascibus subjecerit protervae insolentisque potentiae, Lib.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Primum vivens, ultimum moriens, it lives first, dies last in all creatures.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Rulandus calls Requiem Nicholai ultimum refugium, the last refuge; but of this and the rest look for peculiar receipts in Victorius Faventinus, cap. de phrensi.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And the same Cicero doth excuse and expound the philosophers for going too far and being too exact in their prescripts when he saith, Isti ipse praeceptores virtutis et magistri videntur fines officiorum paulo longius quam natura vellet protulisse, ut cum ad ultimum animo contendissemus, ibi tamen, ubi oportet, consisteremus: and yet himself might have said, Monitis sum minor ipse meis; for it was his own fault, though not in so extreme a degree.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Recent research at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center has shown that organic materials composted at high temperatures (above 140 F) can actually be conducive to damping-off due to Pythium ultimum.

    15: Training and missionary resources

  • Pythium rot of Japanese radish (daikon) caused by Pythium ultimum Trow.

    Chapter 27

  • Tannias are susceptible to various Pythium rots; in Puerto Rico, a soft rot known as currutaca, due to Pythium ultimum, affects the crops, while in New Caledonia, P. irregulare is reported occasionally to cause serious losses.

    Chapter 31

  • That he doth not work, as a natural agent, ad ultimum virium, to the utmost of his power, as though in all he did he came and did what he could.


  • I cannot interpret "in viiij mense;" but the rest should evidently be "anno _Regis Edwardi tertii_ post ultimum conquestum Hiberniæ quarto."

    Notes and Queries, Number 188, June 4, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

  • For the date cf. 13, 8, 'Sullam ultimum Romanorum protulisse pomoerium.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors


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