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passus

(ˈpæsəs)
n, pl -sus or -suses
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (esp in medieval literature) a division or section of a poem, story, etc
[C16: from Latin: step, pace1]
References in classic literature ?
Recordare Jesu pie Quod sum causa tuar viae Ne me perdas, illa die Querens me sedisti lassus Redemisti crucem passus Tantus laor non sit cassus.
Pio Franchi's theory is that this legend was the result of a mistaken transcription, the accidental omission of the letter "p" by which the customary and solemn formula for announcing the death of a martyr, passus est, that is, "he suffered and died," was made to read assus est, "he was roasted.
In the analysis of the first topic, Suarez refers to the following passus from Aristotle's De anima II, 8:
50-52: Quo minus aed(iles) et Iluir(ei) uieris in urbem purgandeis, Iluir(ei) uieis extra propiusue urbem Rom(am) passus <M> purgandeis, qeuiquomque erunt, uias publicas purgandas curent eiusque rei potestatem habeant, ita utei legibus pl(ebei)ue sc(itis) s(enatus) c(onsultis) oportet oportebit, e<ius> h(ac) l(ege) n(ihilum) r(ogatur).
56) Itaque juxta verbum Domini exspectat adhuc Cartaphilus ille, qui tempore Dominicae passionis erat quasi triginta annorum, et semper, cum usque ad centum attingerit annorum, redit ad ilium aetatis statum, quo fuit anno quando passus est Christus.
Ille moribundus aliquot passus fugitare, insequi illi.
Ex eo loco ad montes Pyrenaeos per milia passus DCCCC in longitudin porrigitur, eademque latitudo in austro.
bis Classical: ino:bi:(s) passus, et sepultus Roman: ipas.
Dei Filius ideo homo factus, passus, mortuus, et resuscitatus est, quia divina sapientia ordinavit et divina bonitas voluit, non per potentiam mala generis humani auferre, sed secundum justam atque mysteriosam crucis legem eadem mala in summum quodam bonum convertere.
Datapolis is a member of Passus Group, a supplier of solutions for IT, networks, and radio communication.
The word passive has its root in the Latin "patior, passus sum," meaning to suffer or endure pain, and thus it is associated with enduring an affliction from outside that causes physical or emotional grief.
10 edere poteram, si hoc acquirebam; etiam verbera aeque passus sum.