Usage examples for breve

  1. It should be taken alla breve – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  2. 5, 'Longior undecimi nobis decimique libelli artatus labor est, et breve rasit opus. – The Student's Companion to Latin Authors by George Middleton Thomas R. Mills
  3. Martial has preserved for us a charming specimen of one of these complimentary stanzas- for such they undoubtedly would be in the case of a contemporary- to be placed beneath his own portrait in a friend's library: Hoc tibi sub nostra breve carmen imagine vivat Quam non obscuris iungis, Avite, viris: Ille ego sum nulli nugarum laude secundus, Quem non miraris, sed puto, lector, amas. – The Care of Books by John Willis Clark
  4. 25. Give example where y is marked with the Breve – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  5. After the wood, the gate of the Deserto is close at hand: it gives access to a straight, steep drive, at the end of which stands a tower overtopping a red group of buildings, and on it the words- " Ego vox clamantis In Deserto Tempus breve est." – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  6. Indeed, his " Rules" are simply a translation and adaptation of the " Breve Instruction" with English examples replacing the French. – The Art of English Poetry (1708) by Edward Bysshe
  7. Amiam: che il sol si muore, e poi rinasce; A noi sua breve luce S'asconde, e il sonno eterna notte adduce. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  8. 43. What is the use of the Breve – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  9. " Permit me de suggestation," continued Jeff, " dat ter a lady ob yer 'finement, dis place am not fit ter breve in. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  10. In the corridor the secretary met Breve who, with up lifted shoulders, a portfolio under one arm, the other swinging with the palm turned to the front, was hurrying along the corridor, clattering with his heels. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  11. The architrave above its portico was that where Rienzi affixed his famous inscription, announcing the return to the Good Estate: " In breve tempo gli Romani torneranno al loro antico buono stato." – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  12. It is enough to state here that I take Mozart's quick Alla- breve movements as representative of the naive Allegro. – On Conducting (Ueber das Dirigiren): A Treatise on Style in the Execution of Classical Music by Richard Wagner (translated by Edward Dannreuther)
  13. " I cannot do it," said Breve and, waving his arm, he ran into his private room. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  14. Y valga esta escriptura dicha, y todo lo en ella contenido, y traiga aparejada y debida ejecucion asi en sus personas como en sus bienes, muebles y raices habidos y por haber; y para le cumplir y pagar, cada uno por lo que le toca, obligaron sus personas y bienes habidos y por haber segun dicho es, y dieron poder cumplido a cualesquier justicias y jueces de S. M. para que por todo rigor y mas breve remedio de derecho les compelan y apremien a lo asi cumplir y pagar, como si lo que dicho es fuese sentencia difinitiva de juez competente pasada en cosa juzgada; y renunciaron cualesquier leyes y derechos que en su favor hablan, especialmente la ley que dice: ue Que general renunciacion de leyes no vala: Que es fecha en la ciudad de Panama a diez dias del mes de marzo, ano del nacimiento de nuestro Salvador Jesucristo de mil quinientos veinte y seis anos: testigos que fueron presentes a lo que dicho es Juan de Panes, y Alvaro del Quiro y Juan de Vallejo, vecinos de la ciudad de Panama, y firmo el dicho D. Fernando de Luque; y porque no saben firmar el dicho capitan Francisco Pizarro y Diego de Almagro, firmaron por ellos en el registro ue esta carta Juan de Panes y Alvaro del Quiro, a los cuales otorgantes yo en presente escribano doy fe que conozco. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  15. 222 and 228. S. S. Greene calls them " the long sound," and " the breve or short sound." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  16. Perdit spina rosas nec semper lilia candent Nec longum tenet uva comas nec populus umbras, Donum forma breve est, nec se quod commodet annis:- in these graceful lines the copied Virgilian cadence is united with the directness and the real or assumed simplicity which belongs to the second childhood of Latin literature, and which is so remarkable in the authors who founded the new style. – Latin Literature by J. W. Mackail
  17. 7. What is the use of the Breve or Stenotone? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown