They and their descendants were retained, in the words of a law of Theodosius, " quodam aeternitatis jure," and by no process could be relieved from their obligations.
Shirley (London, 1858); the Chronicon Angliae, auctore monacho quodam Sancti Albani, ed.
Ratum sane est et in ovo manifeste apparet quod Aristoteles de perfectorum animalium generatione enuntiat: nimirum, non omnes partes simul fieri, sed ordine aliam post aliam; primumque existere particulam genitalem, cujus virtute postea (tanquam ex principio quodam) reliquae omnes partes prosiliant.
Cicero 3 Festus tells us (p. 136 Mull.) that the Maecia derived its name " a quodam castro."
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