Doderlein's Handbook of Latin Synonymes

Doderlein's Handbook of Latin Synonymes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...centsovefiew. Cic. Tusc. v. 20. Dionysius alterum jussit interfici, quia viam demonstravisset interimendi sui. Curt. ix. 7, 8.-Boxum protinus placuit interfici; Biconem etiam per cruciatus necari 2. Occidere, jugulare, trucidare, obtruncare, percutere, denote a sanguinary death-blow; o c c i d e r e means by cutting down, especially the business of the soldier in honorable open battle; u g u l a r e, by cutting the throat or neck, or rather by a skilfully-directed thrust into the collar-bone, especially the business of the bandit, after the pattern of the gladiator, like o-centsdfat; o b tr u n c a r e means to butcher, massacre, and cut to pieces, after the manner of the awkward murderer; tru cid are, to slaughter as one would a steer, after the manner of the blood.-thirsty miscreant, who, without meeting with resistance, plays the hero on the defenceless; p e r c ut e r e, to execute, as a mere mechanical act, after the manner of the headsman, or other executioner of a sentence of condemnation, or, at least, of a death-warrant. Senec. Contr. iii. 21. N eo dominum occidit, nec domino venenum dedit. Hor. Ep. i. if Ut jugulent hominem, surgunt de nocte latrones. Sallust. Fr. caeteri vice pecorum obtruncantur; so that you may see a mangled mass of limbs, as in the heap of slain in a battle. Tac. Hist.... J uberet interfici g offerre se copora irae; trucidaret. Cic. Cat. iv. 6. and Rose. Am. 34. cujus consilio occisus sit invenio; cujus manu percussus sit non invenio. (iii. 181.) INTERITUs, see Lues and Mb_rs. INTERLOCUTIO, see Intercapedo. INTERMITTERE; OMITTERE. I n t e r m i t t e r e means merely to leave off for a time, --in tempus mittere cum spe consilioque resumendi; whereas om i t t e r e, to leave out altogether. 'Varshow more

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