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Senex

Definitions

  • Terrestrial Globe of John Senex, 1793
    Terrestrial Globe of John Senex, 1793
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Senex sē′neks a South American hawk: a Brazilian swift.
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Usage

In literature:

Saltat senex, as it is in the proverb; he does triumph in his felicity, admires the party!
"Epicoene" by Ben Jonson
A quarrel between "Senex" and "Fairplay" would be amusing, but expensive.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 1, Issue 2, December, 1857" by Various
Rarus felix idemque senex.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Flebant omnes pariter, senex et adultus, Turbae cum militibus, cultus et incultus.
"The Saint's Tragedy" by Charles Kingsley
Senex on punishment of death by burning, 165.
"Notes & Queries, Volume 2, May-December, 1850, Index" by Various
At sperat adulescens diu se victurum, quod sperare idem senex non potest.
"Cato Maior de Senectute" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Pernerit Lachesis mea; Tranquillus moriar senex.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70" by Various
Mox senex vir simulacrum parvae puellae ostensit.
"History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I." by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
To him, now about 26 years of age, Theodoric might seem to be fitly described as 'senex.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
Crito, Senex, Pater Sophiae.
"Christmas: Its Origin and Associations" by William Francis Dawson
Hinc tu qui transis, senex, medius, puer, an sis, Pro me funde preces, quia sic mihi sit venie spes.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
His name may be seen upon old globes, associated with that of Senex.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
I think "Senex's house" was the topic of amused conversation all over the district for months after.
"From Chart House to Bush Hut" by Charles W. L. Bryde
Varios quid at Senex amores expetis: Tumulum tuae finemque vitae respice.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
The sayd olde Senex, when he saw any proper and valiant young man, he would admit him into his paradise.
"Thalaba the Destroyer" by Robert Southey
The plague of guide, and chum, and wife and daughter, Is Senex who will climb and didn't oughter.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 107, August 18, 1894" by Various
We find 'Hugo senex,' in a charter of Hen.
"The Chronicle of the Norman Conquest" by Master Wace
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