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  • About the close of the year one thousand the tunic was so universally worn by subdeacons as a liturgical upper vestment that it was briefly called vestis subdiaconalis or subdiaconale.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • An airweight snubby in a pocket is not much of a comfort problem, a vestis.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » NRA Convention report

  • Cibus simplex famem sedat, vestis tenuis frigius arcet.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sed hominis levitatem Jupiter perspiciens, at tu (iniquit) esto bombilio, &c. protinusque vestis illa manicata in alas versa est, et mortales inde Chrysalides vocant hujusmodi homines.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • She sewed it away in her old stays somewhere, thinking here at least was a safe investment — (vestis — a vest — an investment, — pardon me, thou poor old thing, but I cannot help the pleasantry).

    Roundabout Papers

  • 'Et laxi crines et tot nova nomina vestis, quaeque virum quaerunt,' with Lucan, i.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • 'Tempore quo primum vestis mihi tradita purast, iucundum cum aetas florida ver ageret, multa satis lusi.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • _Aeliae_: eadem per A et I scripta numerum singularem ostendere, ut hujus _Aeliai_: inducti a poetis, qui _pictai vestis_ scripserunt: et quia Graeci per I potissimum hanc syllabam scribunt propter exilitatem litterae, [Greek: transliteration] _ae_ autem propter naturalem productionem jungere vocali alteri non possunt: _iota_ vero, quae est brevis eademque longa, aptior ad hanc structuram visa est: quam potestatem apud nos habet et I, quae est longa et brevis.

    The Roman Pronunciation of Latin Why we use it and how to use it

  • Rogitas? iam principio in aedibus turba istic nulla tibi erit: siquid uti voles, 340 domo abs te adferto, ne operam perdas poscere. his autem apud nos magna turba ac familia est supellex, aurum, vestis, vasa argentea:

    Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives

  • Boterdum Plateamque (Celtiberis haec sunt nomina crassiora terris): ingenti fruor inproboque somno quem nec tertia saepe rumpit hora, et totum mihi nunc repono quidquid ter denos vigilaveram per annos. ignota est toga, sed datur petenti rupta proxima vestis a cathedra. surgentem focus excipit superba vicini strue cultus iliceti,

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

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