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lūmen inis, n

LVC-, light : Quasi lumen de suo lumine accendat: solis: Leu<*>othoën ad lumina cerni, by lamp-light , O.Plur., of a building, the outlook, prospect : cum aedīs venderet, in mancipio lumina ita recepit: se luminibus eius esse obstructurum, obstruct the light by building.—A light, source of light, lamp, torch : lumine adposito: insigne nocturnum trium luminum, L.: sub lumina prima, at early candle-light , H.Daylight, day : Si te secundo lumine hic offendero, Moriere, Enn. ap. C.: lumine quarto, V.The light of life, life : quem cassum lumine lugent, V.: quod in tot lumina lumen habebas, which served so many eyes (of Argus), O.The light of the eye, eye, look, glance : luminibus amissis: torvum, V.: placidum, H.: timidum, O.: Luminibus tacitis, V.: Ad caelum tendens lumina, V.: mentis quasi lumina.— Fig., a light, distinguished person, ornament, glory, luminary, beauty : maiorum gloria posteris quasi lumen est, S.: praestantissimi viri, lumina rei p.: lumen exercitūs, Cimber: Lumina tot cecidisse ducum, V.: dicendi lumina: Catonis luminibus obstruxit haec oratio, obscured the reputation. —Light, clearness, perspicuity : ordo memoriae lumen adfe<*>: nisi litterarum lumen accederet, celebrity .

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