Cepit


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CEPIT. Took. This is a technical word, which cannot be supplied by any other in an indictment for larceny. The charge against the defendant must be that he took the thing stolen with a felonious design. Bac. Ab. Indictment, G 1.

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(28.) In the Virgilian version: ah, Corydon, Corydon, quae te dementia cepit? / semiputata tibi frondosa vitis in ulmo est ...
(78) Antoninus, Chroniques, 54: "Sumpta igitur possessione conventus, Cosmas, ut vir magnificus [monasterium] cepit hedificare." In his chronicle of San Marco Fra Giuliano Lapaccini, prior for much of the time of Antonino's residence there, extends magnificence to include Cosimo's brother Lorenzo: "magnificis viris Cosmo et Laurentio Mediceis autoribus" (Lapaccini, 11).
Cynthia prima suis miserum me cepit ocellis, contactum nullis ante cupidinibus.
For example, when Thomas Walsshman, a tailor, entered the home of Stephen Irish, he is said to have taken and abducted and raped (cepit et abduxit et rapuit) both Stephen's wife, Alice, and his goods to a value of forty pounds.
Virginis, ex qua Christi corpus efformatum est, cura Christi corpus evasit desiit esse pars corporis Mariae; et cepit esse pars corporis Christi; quia non amplius subsistebat in hypostasi Matris, sed Filii.
Pope, for example, renders 'Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit et artis intulit agresti Latio' (4) (Horace, Epistles, II.
VIXIT PETRUS DICTUS COGNOME STIERNMAN; UPSALA QUEM GENUIT SANGUINE CONSPICUO; QUEM RECTE EDUCTUM MUSAE FECERE MAGISTRUM; UPSALICAEUT RHENI VIDERAT OMNE SOLUM; REGIUS HINC VERBI DIVINI PRAECO FIDELIS; TEMPORE BELLORUM QUEM HAFNIA CAPTUM HABUIT; HINC VERO REDUCEM PASTORUM PRAEPOSITIONUMQUE PRAECLARE MERITUM TORSTUNA NACTA FUIT; MATRONA INSIGNIS SPLENDIDA CONSPICUA;IPSUM QUAE FECIT FORMOSA PROLE PARENTUM HAEC QUANQUAM PRIMO FLORE CADENS OBIIT; DENIQUE EPISCOPUM EUM TANDEM GOTHLANDIA CEPIT; ATQUE HABUIT FRUCTU NON SINE MUTIPLICI; EST IN COELITIBUS IAM TERQUE QUATERQUE BEATUS ET CERTE FULGET CEU NOVA STELLA POLI...."