Cincinnatus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cincinnatus Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC)
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Usage

In literature:

Cincinnatus, Roman patriot, xiii, 85.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Cincinnatus gave it up at the end of eight days.
"Napoleon the Little" by Victor Hugo
Were Cincinnatus or Regulus at the tribunal of Varus, they would fare like the soldier Macer.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
Cincinnatus, a stock character in modern comedy, 106.
"The Biglow Papers" by James Russell Lowell
Here lives a Cincinnatus in retirement, one of the great pioneers of mountain civilization, named Bozeman.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 106, August, 1866" by Various
It was only Freedom that could lure Cincinnatus from his plow or Lincoln from his law-office.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
Cincinnatus may have done it, but no one else has in the last twenty-five centuries.
"Damned If You Don't" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Miller, Cincinnatus Heine (Joaquin), 76.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
Cincinnatus was the simplest and least ambitious of men.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Cincinnatus and his farmer's frock may do at the beginning; but the end must be Caesar and the purple.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 385. November, 1847." by Various
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In news:

The Citigroup Cincinnatus On the career and ideology of Peter Orszag.
McGraw Central High School boys soccer coach Cory Smith was convinced someone in Cincinnatus had connections with a voodoo doll.
Cincinnatus woman, charged with scheming to defraud, falsely claimed she had breast cancer, prosecutors say.
Fabius, NY – A Cincinnatus woman intended to commit fraud when she told people falsely that she had breast cancer, prosecutors contend.
Cincinnatus woman, charged with scheming to defraud , falsely claimed she had breast cancer, prosecutors say.
Listermann to release 2012 Cincinnatus.
Listermann Brewing Co. Will release its 2012 Cincinnatus, a bourbon barrel aged stout, starting at 4 pm Thursday (Dec 13) at the brewery in Cincinnati.
HUGE Raffle to support the Cincinnatus Community Foundation to Support Education.
Otselic Valley 16, Cincinnatus 5.
CINCINNATUS – The wait for Otselic Valley was worth it.
This year's Corn Fest will be held from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, Sept 15 at the Cincinnatus High School.
The Spirit of Cincinnatus.
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