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Some help themselves with countenance and gesture, and are wise by signs; as Cicero saith of Piso, that when he answered him, he fetched one of his brows up to his forehead, and bent the other down to his chin; Respondes, altero ad frontem sublato, altero ad mentum depresso supercilio, crudelitatem tibi non placere.
The Richard Brabazon-trained seven-year-old Placere, twice a winner over the distance at the Curragh, is the oldest in the line-up.
Having appeared to find two miles beyond her when fifth to Modem in the big amateur handicap in Galway last week and visored for the first time, Sierra Sun will make a bold bid to land the featured Irish Stallion Farms Connacht Oaks, in which Dick Brabazon's Placere and Oceania Queen look the chief threats.
Filii dilectissimi, diligenter considerate Ordinem per vos susceptum, ac onus humeris vestris impositum; studete sancte et religiose vivere, atque omnipotenti Deo placere, ut gratiam suam possitis acquirere: quam ipse vobis per suam misericordiam concedere dignetur.
The amateur riders Derby was a rough race, but Nina Carberry avoided all the trouble in the straight to score on Placere.
At non duobus magnis potentibusque societatibus nationum noster cursus tempore placere non potest; ambo pretio armorum novorum magnopere onerati, ambo mortiferum atomum augentem vere veriti, certans tamen uterque ut incertam trutinam terroris turbent quae inter gentes obstet bello ultimo.
85-86): "Ne satyras semper carmenque placere protervum / insimulent, quorum mens est obnoxia culpae.
39) Cicero, Orator, 109: "Comoedum in Tragoediis, et Tragoedum in Comoediis admodum placere videmus.
25) "Nec satisfactioni interim Christi quicquam derogatur, eum et fides nostra imperfecta sit, et proinde opera fidei non alia ratione Deo placere queant, nisi quatenus misericordia Dei iustitiaque Christi nituntur, eaque sola se sustinent.
527): "Haec ad conscientiam tuam, frater carissime, et pro honore communi et pro simplici dilectione pertulimus, credentes etiam tibi pro religionis tuae et fidei ueritate placere quae et religiosa pariter et uera sunt.
haec debent facere, dicebat, qui Deo placere desiderant, et sic [per] bonorum omnium documenta decurrens, dum meliores semper imitatus, etiam ipse se fecit imitandum.
Cum Herodiade cantant qui in cantilenis uel gesticulationibus sicut histriones principibus et ceteris discumbentibus placere desiderant.