tumultus


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Ille etiam caecos instare tumultus Saepe monet, fraudesque et operta tunescere bella.
HEY come from the magical, tumultus and far-flung planet of Klonk.
Sed gens est ea praeceps in foedam libidinem, ac nata in feros tumultus, nihil pii, nihil sancti habens: nam ab ineunte aetate, non ocio sub tectis, sed saevissimis bellis et nivosa hieme assueta, humano sanguine aspergi ducit egregium (72).
62) Opera omnia, v, 462: ' si natura constitutum esset ut isti corpusculo non nisi magna terrarum et maris spatia possent satisfacere, illa esset forsitan culpanda si nostri tuendi causa, hos tumultus longe et late excitaremus; nunc sacculus iste angustus, tam exiguis rebus non plenus modo, sed etiam redundans, tam cito periturus, quantas movet tragoedias?
In fact, earlier in the year, on February 14, the consiglio del popolo and the anziani had passed legislation condemning to death those who caused a tumultus rumor vel rissa in the city or suburbs.
15, 17, laeuam parma tegit Phlegraei plena tumultus, che ricorda, congiuntamente, secondo una tecnica contaminatoria peraltro assai cara al poeta tardo, Verg.
A cautionary note: No matter how great the contributions of Yiddish have been to mainstream American English, we mustn't take credit for words that sound like they are Yiddish but really aren't--words like shush, lentil (even though it rhymes with yente), svelte (from the Italian svelto), mish-mash, and tumult which derives not from tumler but from the Latin tumultus.
1a Vacillantis trutine b Me vacare studio Libramine Vult ratio; Mens suspensa fluctuat Sed dum amor alteram Et estuat Vult operam Et tumultus anxios In diversa rapior.
veteres tranquilla tumultus mens horret, relegensque alium putat ista locutum.