vibrare


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L'artefice studiosa era passata nella saletta contigua; e il bombo pareva cambiar tono, farsi plu sonoro, come moltiplicato da una tavola armonica, simulando il vibrare della corda bassa'; p 31: 'Entravano nella cassa dorata d'un clavicembalo?'; p.
Encolpius reveals his impression of the forceful quality of the freedmen's language in the verb vibrare. After the freedmen have their say, Encolpius picks up the narrative, describing their talk thus: "The air was buzzing with talk like this" (eiusmodi fabulae vibrabant, 47.1).
Vibrio comes from the Latin vibrare meaning to quiver and this genus of bacteria moves in an undulating pattern much like quivering.
They are vibrant from the Latin vibrare, to shake); vital (from the Latin vita, life); lively (from the Old English lif, life); vivacious (from the Latin vivere, to live).
I thank Max Reinhart for bringing to my attention a symbolic interpretation of the "Parthian shot" in Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, Auloea romana contra Peristromata Turcica expansa: sive, Dissertatio coneordice Christianae omen repraesentans (Nuremberg: Wolfgang Endter, 1641) H2v, 60: Veluti Scythae & Parthi hostes; ita Emblemata Apodosim, vel in ipsa fuga ingeniose insinuant, & spicula quasi retrospiciendo vibrare debent.