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tempĕrĭes , ēi, f. tempero,
I.a due mingling, mixture, or tempering, temperature, temper (poet. and in post - Aug. prose for the class. temperatio): “in quo (aere) aequalis omnium temperies fuit,Plin. 34, 2, 3, § 8: “magna et in colore temperies,id. 2, 78, 80, § 190; 16, 11, 22, § 54: “ubi temperiem sumpsere umorque calorque,Ov. M. 1, 430: “nix tegit alta duas (caeli zonas): totidem inter utramque locavit, Temperiemque dedit, mixtā cum frigore flammā,” i. e. temperateness, moderate temperature, id. ib. 1, 51: “caeli,id. P. 2, 7, 71; Plin. Ep. 5, 6, 3: “caeli mira temperies, verno tepori maxime similis,Curt. 4, 7, 17; 9, 1, 11; cf.: “auctumnus mitis inter juvenemque senemque Temperie medius,Ov. M. 15, 211: “temperie blandarum captus aquarum,id. ib. 4, 344: “temperiem servant oculi,a due proportion, Claud. Cons. Mall. Theod. 217: “tranquilla morum,Stat. S. 2. 6, 48: “temperies (docet), ut casta petas,moderation, temperance, Claud. Laud. Stil. 2, 103.
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