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Manus   /mˈeɪnɪs/   Listen
Manus

noun
(pl. manus)
1.
The (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb.  Synonyms: hand, mitt, paw.  "He extended his mitt"



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"Manus" Quotes from Famous Books



... furtim tacito descendens Scylla cubili auribus erectis nocturna silentia temptat et pressis tenuem singultibus aera captat. tum suspensa levans digitis vestigia primis egreditur ferroque manus armata bidenti evolat: at demptae subita in formidine vires caeruleas sua furta prius testantur ad umbras. nam qua se ad patrium tendebat semita limen, vestibulo in thalami paulum remoratur et alti suspicit ad gelidi nictantia ...
— Vergil - A Biography • Tenney Frank

... chiricli. Ca hin tiro ker? Ando calo berkho, oter bin miro ker, av prala mensar; jas mengue keri. Ando bersch dui chiro, ye ven, ta nilei. O felhegos del o breschino, te purdel o barbal. Hir mi Devlis camo but cavo erai - lacho manus o, Anglus, tama rakarel Ungarica; avel catari ando urdon le trin gras-tensas - beshel cate abri po buklo tan; le poivasis ando bas irinel ando lel. Bo zedun stadji ta ...
— The Zincali - An Account of the Gypsies of Spain • George Borrow

... portans stigmata Domini Jesu. ['Bearing the marks of the Lord Jesu' (from Gal. vi. 17.)] And the end of it shall be even as His, and as His apostles' was who now rules Christendom. Cum senueris, extendes manus tuas, et alius te cinget, et ducet quo tu non vis. ['When thou shalt be old thou shalt stretch forth thy hands; and another shall gird thee, and lead thee whither thou wouldst not' (John xxi. 18.)] And when you come before the heavenly glory, and the blessed ...
— The History of Richard Raynal, Solitary • Robert Hugh Benson

... Central, Chimbu, Eastern Highlands, East New Britain, East Sepik, Enga, Gulf, Madang, Manus, Milne Bay, Morobe, National Capital, New Ireland, Northern, North Solomons, Sandaun, Southern Highlands, Western, ...
— The 1995 CIA World Factbook • United States Central Intelligence Agency

... 33. 126 Manus extrema non accessit operibus ejus: praeclare inchoata multa, perfecta non plane. Cf. Tac. de Orat. 18 Sic Catoni seni comparatus C. Gracchus plenior et uberior; sic ...
— A History of Rome, Vol 1 - During the late Republic and early Principate • A H.J. Greenidge

... conference on March 25, 26, and 27, with General Crook, in the Canon of Los Embudos, 25 miles south of San Bernardino, Mexico, on which latter date it was arranged that they should be conducted by Lieutenant Manus, with his battalion of scouts, ...
— Geronimo's Story of His Life • Geronimo

... "In manus tuas . . ." Val raised his head, and shivered, the wind struck chill: he was tired out. Yet only a second or so had gone by while he was indulging himself in useless regrets for what could never be ...
— Nightfall • Anthony Pryde

... corporations throughout the territory, whose policy being much of this kind, would be tedious and not worth the labor to insert, nor dare I stay. Juvenum manus emicat ardens." ...
— The Commonwealth of Oceana • James Harrington

... Cremonenses lauro rosisque constraverant, exstructis altaribus caesisque victimis, regium in morem: quae, laeta in praesens, mox perniciem ipsis fecere. Aderant Valens et Caecina, monstrabantque pugnae locos: 'Hinc irrupisse legionum agmen: hinc equites coortos: inde circumfusas auxiliorum manus.' Jam tribuni praefectique, sua quisque facta extollentes; falsa, vera, aut majora vero miscebant. Vulgus quoque militum, clamore et gaudio deflectere via, spatia certaminum recognoscere, aggerem armorum, strues corporum intueri, mirari. Et erant, quos ...
— Tacitus and Bracciolini - The Annals Forged in the XVth Century • John Wilson Ross

... "In manus tuas, Domine!" he said, crossing himself as he passed over the threshold. We closed the door behind us, lest when we should have lit our lamps we should possibly attract attention from the road. The Professor ...
— Dracula • Bram Stoker

... of the Earl of Kildare about 1534 contained over twenty books in Irish, thirty-four works in Latin, twenty-two in English and thirty-six in French,[32] while the fact that Manus O'Donnell, Prince of Tyrconnell, could find time to compose a Life of St. Columba in 1532, and that at a still later period Shane O'Neill could carry on his correspondence with foreigners in elegant Latin ...
— History of the Catholic Church from the Renaissance • Rev. James MacCaffrey

... occasion, and was well delivered; it was preached by Father Francisco Pinelo, of the Order of St. Dominic. His text was very opportune, taken from Job 12, verse 6: Abundant tabernacula pradonum, et audacter provocant Deum cum ipse dederit omnia [in manus eorum]—"The dwellings of pirates are full of riches; they become haughty and bold at their strength; they scorn and provoke God; but it is He who gives them success, in order to punish and correct the Christians." [128] All this has happened ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 27 of 55) • Various

... Incolumi nam te, ferrea semper erunt. Fastidit vinum, quia jam sit it iste cruorem: Tam bibit hunc avide, quam bibit ante merum. Adspice felicem sibi, non tibi, Romule, Sullam: Et Marium, si vis, adspice, sed reducem. Nec non Antoni civilia bella moventis Nec semel infectas adspice caeda manus. Et dic, Roma perit: regnabit sanguine multo, Ad ...
— The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete - To Which Are Added, His Lives Of The Grammarians, Rhetoricians, And Poets • C. Suetonius Tranquillus

... Lochlin. That is as it should be in druidic times. It is impossible, of course, that Bobaran had power over the waves, but in such a story such an episode seems more probable than the possible hypnotic suggestion of Gloom Achanna's pipe-playing that sent Manus MacOdrum to his death among the fighting seals, because to-day we do not often come upon such things. It is even less easy to accept the piping to madness of Alasdair in "Alasdair the Proud." Hypnotic suggestion may drive to death in the sea a man half fey because of sorrow long endured and ...
— Irish Plays and Playwrights • Cornelius Weygandt

... places over these the royal mantle of violet velvet sown with golden fleurs-de-lis, lined and bordered with ermine. Charles X., clad in the royal robes, kneels. The Archbishop, seated, with the mitre on his head, anoints the palms of his hands, saying: ungentur manus istae de oleo sanctificato. The King then receives the gloves sprinkled with holy water, the ring, the sceptre, the ...
— The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X • Imbert De Saint-Amand

... puppim, calsoque inducto juvenco Vectoris patiens tumidum supernatat amnem. Sic Venetus stagnante Pado, fusoque Britannus Navigat oceano, sic cum tenet omnia Nilus, Conseritur bibula Memphitis cymbo papyro. His ratibus transjecta manus festinat utrimque Succisam cavare nemus ...
— The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete • Leonardo Da Vinci

... smiling, "in Compline, the very one you recite. Thus you may have noticed we know nothing of 'In manus tuas, Domine,' which is one of the few short lessons sung in ...
— En Route • J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans

... strongest man as husband for her and deliver up the kingdom to her hand. And when Earl Godrich had so sworn, the King shrived him clean of all his sins. Then having received his Saviour he folded his hands, saying, "Domine, in manus tuas;" and so ...
— Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12) • Various

... affirms, occidi servos Dei vetuit. * Note: It is easy to reconcile them; it is sufficient to quote the entire text of Lactantius: Nam cum clementiam specie tenus profiteretur, occidi servos Dei vetuit, debilitari jussit. Itaque confessoribus effodiebantur oculi, amputabantur manus, nares vel auriculae desecabantur. Haec ille moliens Constantini litteris deterretur. Dissimulavit ergo, et tamen, si quis inciderit. mari occulte mergebatur. This detail of torments inflicted on the Christians easily reconciles Lactantius ...
— The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume 2 • Edward Gibbon

... of the King who would see Paradise How Isuro the Rabbit tricked Gudu Ian, the Soldier's Son The Fox and the Wolf How Ian Direach got the Blue Falcon The Ugly Duckling The Two Caskets The Goldsmith's Fortune The Enchanted Wreath The Foolish Weaver The Clever Cat The Story of Manus Pinkel the Thief The Adventures of a Jackal The Adventures of the Jachal's Eldest Son The Adventures of the Younger Son of the Jackal The Three Treasures of the Giants The Rover of the Plain The White Doe The Girl Fish The Owl and the Eagle The Frog and the Lion Fairy ...
— The Orange Fairy Book • Andrew Lang

... sed tu comitatus protinus ad me Venisti centum, Symmache, discipulis. Centum me tegigere manus Aquilone gelatae Non habui febrem, ...
— The Evolution of Modern Medicine • William Osler

... interchanged, and when the seals were put upon it, to wit, God in the first place; Richard O'Hivganane; Anlan O'Molloy; Toraylach Mac Ranald; the two sons of Teig, the son of Ayan, to wit, Owen and William; Kiruah Mac Manus; Gerald, deacon of Feana; Cormac, deacon of Cloon; Conachar Mac Giolla Sooly; Manus ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Vol. 13 Issue 367 - 25 Apr 1829 • Various

... suo penu abunde subministrant: Quanto ex eis mensa innocentior, mundior, salubrior, quam ex animalium caede & Laniena! Homo certe natura animal carnivorum non est; nullis ad praedam & rapinam armis instructum; non dentibus exertis & ferratis, non unguibus aduncis: Manus ad fructos colligendos, dentes ad mandendos comparati; nee legimus se ante diluvium carnes ad esum concessas, &c. Raii Hist. ...
— Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets • John Evelyn

... of Manuel (or Manus) McNeill, an agent in the Secret Service of Great Britain during the campaigns of the Peninsula (1808-1813). A Spanish subject by birth, and a Spaniard in all his upbringing, he traces in the first chapter of his Memoirs his descent from an ...
— The Laird's Luck • Arthur Quiller-Couch

... THETA], legebatur intextum. Atque inter utrasque litteras in scalarum modum gradus quidam insigniti uidebantur quibus ab inferiore ad superius elementum esset ascensus. Eandem tamen uestem uiolentorum quorundam sciderant manus et particulas quas quisque potuit abstulerant. Et dextera quidem eius libellos, sceptrum ...
— The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy • Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius



Words linked to "Manus" :   paw, left, hooks, man, metacarpal vein, human being, maulers, clenched fist, finger, metacarpal artery, right, metacarpus, ball, meat hooks, fist, homo, mitt, musculus abductor digiti minimi manus, vena metacarpus, arteria digitalis, right hand, palm, thenar, extremity, digital arteries, left hand, human, arm, intercapitular vein, vena intercapitalis, arteria metacarpea



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