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  • Inter tot mille volumina vix unus a cujus lectione quis melior evadat, immo potius non pejor.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The latter was usually small, as a large number of rolls (_volumina_) could be contained within a narrow space.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • "In primis quidam circa claudenda et apienda volumina, sit matura modestia; ut nec præcipiti festinatione solvantur, nec inspectione finita, sina clausura debita dimittantur."

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

  • [217] "Debit iste Abbas Egebricus communi bibliothecæ clanstralium monachorum magna volumina diversorum doctorum originalia numero quadraginta; minora vero volumina de diversæ tractatibus et historiis, quæ numerum centenarium excedibant."

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

  • They thus procured for the monastery twenty-eight notable volumes (_volumina notabilia_), also eight psalters, a book of collects,

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

  • Among the 'many choice books and authentic volumes,' _volumina authentica_, which he by this care and industry added to the abbey library, was included a splendid copy of the Old and New

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

  • Martis Caesar extruxerat, volumina implere, cum ex dignitate populi

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Nepos appreciates their supreme importance for the history of Cicero's time, although he dates the commencement of the correspondence wrongly: _Att. _ 16, 'xvi. volumina epistularum ab consulatu eius usque ad extremum tempus ad

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • The division into Books (_libri_ or _volumina_) is due to the author: vi. 1, 1, 'quae ab condita urbe Romani gessere quinque libris exposui.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Cic. _ad Fam. _ ix. 16, 4, 'audio Caesarem, cum volumina iam confecerit ἀποφθεγμάτων, si quod afferatur ad eum pro meo, quod meum non sit, reicere solere.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

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