quieta

All Noun Adjective
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  • One of my father's maxims was quieta non movere; and he was a wise man in that his day. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V2, Horace Walpole
  • Quieta non movere is doubtless a wise rule upon such subjects, so long as it is fairly applicable. Cited from Darwiniana, by Asa Gray
  • The species name refers to the colouration of the species and is derived from Latin quieta (meaning quiet).
  • In several countries, H. quieta is of conservation concern, appearing on national red lists of threatened fungi.
  • "If you would but learn 'non quieta movere'!" Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 1
  • One of the maxims which, as his son tells us, he was most In the habit of repeating, was quieta non movere. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V1
  • When a governor was sent to a province, he was charged with the task of keeping it pacata atque quieta -- settled and orderly.
  • Quieta non movere was the motto by which the rector governed his life, and he certainly was not at all the man to allow his curate to drive him into activity. Cited from The American Senator, by Anthony Trollope
  • Pseudomeritastis quieta is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family.
  • Hygrocybe quieta is typical of waxcap grasslands, a declining habitat due to changing agricultural practices.
  • Xestia quieta is a moth of the Noctuidae family.
  • Recent molecular research, based on cladistic analysis of DNA sequences, suggests that Hygrocybe quieta belongs within the concept of Hygrocybe sensu stricto.
  • Orientozeuzera quieta is a moth in the Cossidae family.
  • The specific epithet refers to Lactarius quietus, an unrelated agaric which has the same distinctive smell as Hygrocybe quieta.
  • Bucculatrix quieta is a moth in the Bucculatricidae family.
  • Hygrocybe quieta is a species of agaric (gilled mushroom) in the family Hygrophoraceae.
  • Several other waxcaps are similarly coloured, but the widely spaced, orange gills of Hygrocybe quieta are distinctive and the oily smell is diagnostic.
  • Aceptolo Meleco, y quedaron en Servia el y los suyos en vida sosegada y quieta, bien diferente de la que hasta alli tuvieron. Cited from Expedicion de Catalanes y Argoneses al Oriente, by Moncada
  • However, Owain continued to further Gwynedd's expansion without rousing the English crown and maintaining his 'prudent policy' of Quieta non movere (don't move settled things), according to Lloyd.
  • However, Owain continued to further Gwynedd's expansion without rousing the English crown, maintaining his 'prudent policy' of Quieta non movere (don't move settled things), as Lloyd wrote.
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