Venite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Venite (Eccl) The 95th Psalm, which is said or sung regularly in the public worship of many churches. Also, a musical composition adapted to this Psalm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n venite In liturgies, the 95th Psalm. In the Roman and other Western arrangements of the daily office this psalm is said at matins, accompanied by the invitatory and followed, after a hymn, by the appointed psalms of the hour. In the Anglican Prayer-book it is also said daily at matins or morning prayer before the psalms of the Psalter, except on the nineteenth day of the month, when it begins the portion for the day in the Psalter, and at Easter, when it is replaced by a special anthem. Also, more fully, Venite exultemus.
    • n venite A musical setting, usually in chant form, of the above canticle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Venite vē-nī′tē in liturgics, the 95th Psalm.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., come, imperative 2d person pl. So called from its opening word in the Latin version
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From its opening words, 'Venite exultemus.'

Usage

In literature:

Therein, said the monk, I am like you; but, venite, apotemus.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Sic venit gloria mundi.
"Rolling Stones" by O. Henry
Igitur Jugurtha contra decus regium cultu quam maxime miserabili cum Cassio Romam venit.
"De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino" by Caius Sallustii Crispi (Sallustius)
Therein, said the monk, I am like you; but, venite, apotemus.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I." by Francois Rabelais
Venit in exitium callida lena meum.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Ad eum venit Daedalus qui ex Graecia patria fugiebat.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Deinde venit in fines Corcu-Achland, to the south of Ui-Ailella, and to the north of Badhghna.
"The Most Ancient Lives of Saint Patrick" by Various
AUCTIO FIT: VENIT VITA.
"The Long Night" by Stanley Weyman
Quapropter et per omnem venit aetatem, omnibus restituens eam quae est ad deum communionem.
"History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
Vox mea, vox vitae, voco vos ad sacra, venite, Sanctos collaudo, tonitrus fugo, funera claudo.
"Notes and Queries, Number 191, June 25, 1853" by Various
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In poetry:

Good singing folk, where is there peace,
And for the broken heart heartsease?
They chant: Come hither upon your knees,
Venite ad Bethlehem!
"Noel" by Katharine Tynan

In science:

Sed linea recta aut cadit ad angulos aequales, quae est perpendicularis, aut inaequales. Si ad angulos aequales, est operatio fortior propter tres rationes praedictas, quia illa linea est brevior et aequalis et virtus uniformiter venit per eam ad partes patientis.
Reflection and refraction in Robert Grosseteste's De Lineis, Angulis et Figuris
Cuius causam assignat Commentator super tractatum de sono dicens, quod partes corporis politi et levis superficiei propter suam aequalitatem et uniformitatem concurrunt omnes in unam actionem in reflexione speciei; et ideo tota integra, sicut venit, reflectitur a corpore polito.
Reflection and refraction in Robert Grosseteste's De Lineis, Angulis et Figuris
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