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Ciertamente, a mi no me parece tan admirable aquella dilatada, hiperbolica y pomposa descripcion que hace Claudiano de la avaricia de Rufino, como la breve, energica, viva, natural expresion con que Tacito caracteriza en toda su extension la miseria de Galba: Pecuniae alienae non cupidus, suaeparcus, publicae avarus [Historias, I, XLIX: No envidio el dinero ajeno; con el suyo fue austero; con el publico, avaro].
One of Bracciolini's interlocutors suggests,"omnis avarus ardet cupiditate, sed non omnis cupidus avaricia." According to Bracciolini's dialogue, Cupidity is simply desire and not necessarily negative while avarice is "immense, insatiabilis cupiditas habendi ultra quam deceat, plus quam oporteat" (276-278).
Exempli gratia, si avarus parca utamr mensa, non ut temperate vivat, sed ne pecuniam dispendat, opus illud non censetur rectum neque virtuti admensuratum.
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Comparese con "Quaerat avarus opes et, quae lassarit arando, / aequora periuro naufragus ore bibat" (157); "Natura insidians pontum substravit avarus" (158); "et inmensa multitudo aperto, quodcumque est, mari hospitalique litorum omnium adpulsu navigat, sed lucri, non scientiae, gratia" (159); "Pues esta [la nave] fue inventada por la codicia de lucro" (Sabiduria, 14, 2) (160).
avaro: Termino acunado durante el siglo XV, tomado del latin avarus. Adjetivo y sustantivo que define a quien esta ansioso de adquirir y atesorar riquezas, solo por el placer de poseerlas.
Ja kui ta siis lopuks saadud diplomiga ulikoolile selja pooras, oli temast saanud kull oma ala spets, kuid tema vaimusilmas puudus sotsiaalne avarus, seda valitses kitsas kasitoolisementaliteet.
The Borrego Limited SEMA Concept features a monotone black exterior enhanced by limo-tint windows, 22-inch Avarus Chrome Wheels, and Spec-X 285/45R22 tires.
The fraudulent lawyers Avarus and Ambidexter and the servant Roger, especially in the interpolated passage in the 1573 edition, where Roger contemplates a criminal career, invoke the popular rogue literature of the 1550s and 1560s.
The Native American is said to be "regitur consuetudine" (governed by customs), the Asian is said to be "avarus, fastuosus, tegitur" and "regitur opinionibus" (greedy, arrogant, covetous and governed by opinions), the African is said to be "vafer, segnis, negligens" and "regitur arbitrio" (crafty, sluggish, negligent and governed by caprice) and the European is unsurprisingly defined as "sanguineous, acutissimus, inventor" and "regitur ritibus" (high spirited, extremely acute, inventive and governed by laws) (21-22).
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