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  • Ab (Egyptian heart-soul concept), the Egyptian concept of the heart-soul. Ab (Semitic), Semitic for "father" Abdominal muscles (abbreviated Ab), which are the rectus abdominis or the stomach muscles. Abkhaz German AB-Aktion operation in Poland, AB-Aktion for short, the German extermination of. — “AB - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • when describing a subject or a module, say when a person is learning French from the beginning, he is said to be a student of French Ab initio A judicial declaration of the invalidity of a marriage ab initio is a nullity. — “ab initio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • MySQL AB (founded 1995, acquired by Sun Microsystems 2008, now owned by Oracle Corporation since 2010) was a software company. As an example, MySQL AB makes MySQL available under the GPL at no charge, but sells it under other more traditional licenses to clients who do. — “MySQL AB - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "Re veraque metus hominum curaeque sequaces Nec metuunt sonitus armorum, nee fera tela; Audacterque inter reges, rerumque potentes Versantur, neque fulgorem reverentur ab auro." — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • Male- os dicant illum omnes sancti qui ab initio mundi usque in finem seculi Deo dilecti inveniuntur. os Maledicant illum coeli et terra, et omnia sancta in eis manentia. i n n Maledictus sit ubicunque, fuerit, sive in domo, sive in agro, sive in via, sive in semita, sive in silva, sive in aqua, sive in ecclesia. i n Maledictus sit vivendo, moriendo,–- manducando, bibendo, esuriendo, sitiendo, jejunando, dormitando, dormiendo, vigilando, ambulando, stando, sedendo, jacendo, operando, quiescendo, mingendo, cacando, flebotomando. i n Maledictus sit in totis viribus corporis. i n Maledictus sit intus et exterius. i n i Maledictus sit in capillis; maledictus n i n sit in cerebro. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • "I begin ab ovo. 'The enemy of the human race,' as you know, attacks the Prussians. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Nec gemino bellum Trojanum orditur ab ovo–do you understand that?" says he, with a keen look. — “Kidnapped” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The poet briefly refers to the description of the House of Somnus, in Ovid's "Metamorphoses," 1. xi. 592, et seqq.; where the cave of Somnus is said to be "prope Cimmerios," ("near the Cimmerians") and "Saxo tamen exit ab imo Rivus aquae Lethes." ("A stream of Lethe's water issues from the base of the rock")... — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • "Iſta reliq̅ia eſt valde miſticu̅ et myrificu̅ op̅s q̅d maiores mei ex Armorica ſſ Brittania mi̅ore ſecu̅ co̅veheba̅t et q̅dm ſc̅s cleric̅s ſe̅per p̅ri meo in manu ferebat q̅d pe̅itus illvd deſtrueret, affirma̅s q̅d eſſet ab ipſo ſathana co̅flatu̅ preſtigioſa et dyabolica arte q̅re p̅ter mevs co̅fregit illvd i̅ dvas p̅tes q̅s q̅dm ego Johs̅ de Vi̅ceto ſalvas ſervavi et adaptavi ſicut ap̅paret die lu̅e p̅r̅ poſt feſt beate Mrie vir{g} anni gr̅e mccccxlv." — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard

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