delectus

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delectus

a book of passages from Greek and Latin authors, used for study.
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With regard to the two boys, it was much the same; only instead of accomplishments, I was to get the greatest possible quantity of Latin grammar and Valpy's Delectus into their heads, in order to fit them for school--the greatest possible quantity at least WITHOUT trouble to themselves.
Casaubon, he heard her with an air of patience as if she had given a quotation from the Delectus familiar to him from his tender years, and sometimes mentioned curtly what ancient sects or personages had held similar ideas, as if there were too much of that sort in stock already; at other times he would inform her that she was mistaken, and reassert what her remark had questioned.
Tom Tulliver, being abundant in no form of speech, did not use any metaphor to declare his views as to the nature of Latin; he never called it an instrument of torture; and it was not until he had got on some way in the next half-year, and in the Delectus, that he was advanced enough to call it a "bore" and "beastly stuff." At present, in relation to this demand that he should learn Latin declensions and conjugations, Tom was in a state of as blank unimaginativeness concerning the cause and tendency of his sufferings, as if he had been an innocent shrewmouse imprisoned in the split trunk of an ash-tree in order to cure lameness in cattle.
Traite des loix, in Les Loix civiles dans leur ordre naturel, Le Droit Public et Legum Delectus. Paris : Durand, 1777.
(1839) Delectus Poesis Graecorum Elegiacae, Iambicae, Melicae, Vols.
19-20 in Novitates Botanicae et Delectus seminum fructuum, sporarumque anno 1960 collectorum, quae praefectus Horti botanici Universitas Carolina Pragensis.
Vintage Wine Estates in Santa Rosa, Calif., announced its purchase of 5,000-case Delectus Winery in St.
11 October 2016 - California, US-based winery Vintage Wine Estates has acquired Napa Valley, US-based Delectus Winery, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 11, 2016-Vintage Wine Estates Acquires Napa Valley, California's Delectus Winery
delectus [dil-], -us [deligo, -ere; dil-], m., discernimiento, seleccion, eleccion: acceptorum beneficiorum sunt dilectus habendi, hay que hacer una diferenciacion de los beneficios recibidos; habere delectum ciuis et peregrini, hacer una distincion entre el ciudadano y el forastero; iudicum d., eleccion de jueces; d.
3K-3-168/2009), i.e., to ensure the right of delectus personae of the shareholders of UAB which means that partners (shareholders) have the possibility to choose other partners and that neither group of partners can take another person as a partner without the consent of each and every partner (Law Dictionary 2015).
Vetus est illa sententia, amice lector: Non potest esse delectus, vbi de numero laboratur.