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Pax vobiscum

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pax vobiscum peace (be) with you
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.

Usage

In literature:

If you go or come, eat or drink, bless or ban, 'Pax vobiscum' carries you through it all.
"Ivanhoe A Romance" by Walter Scott
The single rider drew near, and passed, and there came no cry of "Pax vobiscum" from the friar.
"A Monk of Fife Being the chronicle written by Norman Leslie of Pitcullo, concerning marvellous deeds that befell in the realm of France, in the years of our redemption, MCCCCXXIX-XXXI. Now first done into English out of the French" by Andrew Lang
Now adieu and pax vobiscum.
"The Celt and Saxon, Complete" by George Meredith
Cel V. Pax Domini sit semper vobiscum.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
Pax vobiscum, son of the flesh.
"The Dragon of Wantley" by Owen Wister
Scarcely less popular were 'The Greatest Thing in the World' (love), and 'Pax Vobiscum.
"Library of the World's Best literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12" by Various
I joined myself to those who said 'Pax vobiscum!
"With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Nigel received his "Pax vobiscum," and turned away to make for his quarters.
"The Mercenary" by W. J. Eccott
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In poetry:

Pax vobiscum – to a maid
The crosiered ferns among!
But hers was only the Saxon,
And his the Norman tongue;
And the Latin taught by the old friar
Made music for the young.
"The Young Friar" by Alfred Noyes