In loco

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In lo´co

1.In the place; in the proper or natural place.
References in classic literature ?
Quo in loco alter de duobus Paganorum regibus et quinque comites occisi occubuerunt, et multa millia Paganae partis in eodem loco.
Previously, America's universities had operated under the doctrine of in loco parentis ("in the place of a parent").
In loco parentis has been rejuvenated and returned.
In 1765 the legal scholar Sir William Blackstone wrote that, when sending kids to school, Dad "may also delegate part of his parental authority, during his life to the tutor or schoolmaster of the child; who is then in loco parentis, and has such a portion of the power of the parents committed to his charge.
Et se alcuno andira contra il presente ordine recitar in loco publico, o privato ['simil' added in margin] comedia, ['o' inserted] egloga, ['od altra cosa simile' scratched out] caschi a pena di vogar in galea di condemnati mesi disdotto can i ferri alli piede, et non essendo bon da galea, di star anni tre in pregion serrada, et di pagar ducati vinticinque a chi l'havera ritentuto, et presentato nelle forze: ne il tempo della galea, o pregion le habbi a cominciar, se non dopo pagati li sap.
What you are looking for in Locos is, in a sense, whatever it may be that the characters are manifestations of, regardless of what they're called or where they happen to appear.
There are phrases in Locos that read like translations or like the overcorrect diction of a non-native speaker ("a rogue after whom the police had been for some time"), and the stories hew to the hearty, energetic traditions of picaresque writing.
There is something in Locos that evokes such a response-something more personal, modest, or melancholy than the customary grandeur of modernist fiction.