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  • But it is thine infelicity to be taken, to be made a public example of justice, to be a terror to the rest; yet should every man have his desert, thou wouldst peradventure be a saint in comparison; vexat censura columbas, poor souls are punished; the great ones do twenty thousand times worse, and are not so much as spoken of.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • At ille gigantum tyrannus ternos mundos gravibus iniuriis vexat Deos, Sapientes, Genios, Fidicines coelestes, Titanes, mortales denique, exsuperat ille aegre cohibendus, tuoque munere demens.

    Ramayana. English

  • Gigas ille vecors Râvanas Deos cum Fidicinum choris, Beatos et Sapientes praestantissimos vexat, audacia superbiens.

    Ramayana. English

  • Râvanas, prae superbia nos omnes vexat, pariterque Sapientes castimoniis gaudentes.

    Ramayana. English

  • "Dat veniam corvis, vexat censura columbas." {81a} "Non rete accipitri tenditur, neque milvio." {81b}

    Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems

  • Maecenas, mflere quos vexat & urgct Paftos & ambitio, cundtas res, fpefque minutas, iegibus utendas linquamus.

    Essai Sur L'homme: Poëme Philosophique

  • Ingenteifque ruit naveis, & nubila diifert Interdum rapido percurrens turbine campos Arboribus magnis fternit, monteirqrupremosa7f Sitvifragis vexat flabris: ita perfurit acri Cum tremitu, laevitque minad murmure pontusu Sunt igttur Ven T I nimirum corpora cxca,

    T. Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex

  • Pri - mitm, Ventus maxima cum vi ferit Alare, ma - gnasjaHat naves, nubefqi disjicit interdum vehe - menti impetu planitiem ferflans eam fternit ma - gnis arboribus dcjeiiis JummofqueMontes vexat Jlatibus qui fylvas fran - gunty tam valido impetu furit ventus, favitque fremitu horrendo ortus:

    T. Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex

  • _ a. This usage is particularly frequent in combination with quisque; as, -- suus quemque error vexat, _his own error troubles each_.

    New Latin Grammar

  • | imoni« humans male vexat. £t credo hu* ius loci expLicationem aliquam facillimam cfle, fed qux mihi nondum appareat. lefus jnoserudiat, & iiberet.

    Assertiones theologicae de Trino et vno Deo, adversus novos Samosatenicos ...

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