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longus adj. with comp. and sup.

2 LEG-, long, extended : via: longissima epistula: proficisci longissimo agmine, Cs.: navis longa, a war-ship, man-of-war (from its shape), Cs.: versus, the heroic hexameter : honorum Pagina, Iu.: vestis, V.: longioris fugae consilium, further , Cs.: manūs, farreaching , O.In length, long : musculus pedes LX longus, Cs.: ferrum tres longum pedes, in length , L.Great, vast, spacious : pontus, H.: classemque ex aethere longo prospexit, V.: caelum, O.Long, of long duration, lasting, prolonged, tedious : in tam longā aetate: vita longior: uno die longior mensis: longā interiectā morā, Cs.: spatium (sc. temporis), L.: memoriam nostri longam efficere, S.: longo tempore, after a long interval , V.: anni, a great age , V.: dies, length of days , Iu.: syllaba: voces, V.: senectus, Iu.: mors, slow , V.: quam improbe fecerit, longum est dicere, it would be tedious : ne longum sit, to speak briefly : Ne longum faciam, H.: exemplis hoc facere longius, to spin out : nolo esse longus, tedious : respondit, nihil sibi longius fuisse, quam ut me videret, i. e. that he was impatient : nec mihi longius quicquam est quam, etc., nothing is more tedious : fatigat edendi Ex longo rabies, since long ago , V.: spem incohare longam, looking far ahead , H.: longus spe, slow to hope , H.Distant, remote, long delayed : in longiorem diem conferre, Cs.: dies, V.—As subst n. : in longum dilata res, long postponed , L.: Causando nostros in longum ducis amores, delay , V.

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