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multum

(ˈmʌltəm)
n
(Brewing) a substance, esp an opiate, formerly used in brewing to enhance the intoxicating effect of beer. Also called: hard multum
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They are happy men, whose natures sort with their vocations; otherwise they may say, multum incola fuit anima mea; when they converse in those things, they do not affect.
He was like one of those unreasoning but still highly useful, multum in parvo, Sheffield contrivances, assuming the exterior -- though a little swelled --of a common pocket knife; but containing, not only blades of various sizes, but also screw-drivers, cork-screws, tweezers, awls, pens, rulers, nail-filers, counter-sinkers.
It was your father that pursued him, found him in a ditch, and brought him back multum gementem; to the mirth of the whole country.
His advice was a classic example of 'non multa, sed multum,' not many, but much.
BIRTHDAYS Dean Gallagher 50 today Dean Gallagher 50 rider of Couldnt Be Better & Hors La Loi; Maurice Barnes 68 Cumbria trainer; Grant Pritchard-Gordon 68 managing director of Badgers Bloodstock; Peter Burrell 56 Frankie Dettori's business manager; Elsie Mitchell 69 breeder of Rooster Booster; Alan Parker 69 owner of Yahoo & Multum In Parvo; Peter Vegso 75 owner-breeder of Go Between & Unrivaled Belle; Dave Cotey 71 trainer of Lady Shari & Mine That Bird; Corey Fraser 42 champion apprentice in Canada 2004; Chris Scott 73 joint-owner of Piccolo & Indian Maiden; Heather Slade 74 joint-owner of Unfurled; Tony Crean 82 co-owner of Brave Inca; Sarah Dawson 43 Co.
While the entries are not, and were not intended to be, exhaustive, they will prove extremely useful: multum in parvo indeed.
The catalogue of the Whitney retrospective published Roland Barthes's extraordinary second essay on Twombly, entitled "The Wisdom of Art" (his first essay on the artist, "Non Multa Sed Multum" [1976], first appeared in the sixth volume of Yvon Lambert's catalogue raisonne of Twombly's works on paper, which was also published in 1979).
118v-119r, "Quaestionis fuit, sapientissimi patres, iam multum temporis inter priscos, an sapiens duxerit uxorem, cuius dubii Greci peregrinique philosophi diversa sentientes profunde super hac re altius atque altius speculati decertarunt."
The first United States patent for a computerized system for the delivery of patient specific drug information has been awarded to Multum Information Systems, Inc.
Multum Corporation is creating a sophisticated system for hospital electronic medical records, which will advise physicians on the medication, dosage, and route of administration based on laboratory findings (creatinine, electrolytes, hemoglobin), recorded allergies, weight and age of the patient, and cost of alternative treatments.
It was not the 'two small coins worth a few cents' that inspires, but the spirit of the giving-non multa, sed multum, 'not many, but much.'
BIRTHDAYS Dean Gallagher 49 rider of Couldnt Be Better & Hors La Loi; Maurice Barnes 67 Cumbria trainer; Grant Pritchard-Gordon 67 managing director of Badgers Bloodstock; Peter Burrell 55 Frankie Dettori's business manager; Dave Cotey 70 trainer of Lady Shari & Mine That Bird; Corey Fraser 41 champion apprentice in Canada 2004; Elsie Mitchell 68 breeder of Rooster Booster; Alan Parker 68 owner of Yahoo & Multum In Parvo; Peter Vegso 74 owner-breeder of Go Between & Unrivaled Belle; Chris Scott 72 joint-owner of Piccolo & Indian Maiden; Heather Slade 73 joint-owner of Unfurled; Tony Crean 81 co-owner of Brave Inca; Sarah Dawson 42 Co.