expectare

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Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory." I had in my cellar a firkin of potatoes, about two quarts of peas with the weevil in them, and on my shelf a little rice, a jug of molasses, and of rye and Indian meal a peck each.
(26) PVC, II: 326: 'Ex quo enim ceperunt Avelanetum, non invenerunt qui auderet eos in aliquo castro, licet fortissimo, expectare: timor quippe magnus irruerat super omnes habitatores terre illius.'
Diante do grupo inicial sp, sc, st, desenvolve-se uma vogal protetica: ispiritus ou espiritus, escola, estella, espectare (frequentemente escrito expectare e confundido com o verbo composto ex-spectare); inversamente, tem-se Spania por (H)ispania.
(37) 'In summo vero vel in medio constituti, quanto divine dileccionis gaudium non dedignatur dulcescere, tanto securius mortem temporalem roborantur expectare' (Contra amatores mundi, I.