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  • No less remarkably, the two devoted as much attention to modern Athens, with its Greek and Ottoman citizens, as they did to what Vergil called virum monumenta priorum, "monuments of earlier men."

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  • "Ad feminam" would only be necessary if the conventional phrase were "ad virum".

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  • Ita in corpora nostra fortunasque decretis suis saeviit ut parum obfuerat nisi Deus Lutherum virum perpetua memoria dignissimum excitasset, quin nobis faeno mox communi cum jumentis cibo utendum fuisset.

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  • Eurialum tota ferebatur, domum reversa, &c., she would not hold her eyes off him in his presence, — [6098] tantum egregio decus enitet ore, and in his absence could think of none but him, odit virum, she loathed her husband forthwith, might not abide him:

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  • Homer's Iliads and Odysseys without book, ut in virum bonum evaderet, as well to make him a good and honest man, as to avoid idleness.

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  • [6732] Assequitur Nemesique virum vestigia servat,

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  • Magnum virum sequi est sapere, some think; others desipere.

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  • [6235] Mulier ut alienum virum non admittat praeter suum: Accipe fel hirci, et adipem, et exsicca, calescat in oleo, &c., et non alium praeter et amabit.

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  • For after al great feast, [6118] Vino saepe suum nescit amica virum.

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  • Porta, &c., plura invenies, et multo his absurdiora, uti et in Rhasi, ne mulier virum admittat, et maritum solum diligat, &c. But these are most part

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