The stateliness and gravity of the Spaniards shows itself to perfection in the solemnity of their language; and the blunt, honest humour of the Germans sounds better in the roughness of the High-Dutch than it would in a politer tongue. Omnem, quae nunc obducta tuenti Mortales hebetat visus tibi, et humida circum Caligat, nubem eripiam. VIRG., AEn. ii. 604.
She smiled, Sir, and said you were a Pedant; so say of me what you please, read Seneca and quote him against me if you think fit. I am, SIR, Your humble Servant. No. 159. Saturday, September 1, 1711. Addison. ... Omnem quae nunc obducta tuenti Mortales hebetat visus tibi, et humida circum Caligat, nubem eripiam ... Virg.