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JACETJapan Association of College English Teachers (Japan)
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"O eloquent, just and mighty death!" Raleigh says in the last lines of his book, "Whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded, what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised; thou hast drawn together all the far stretching greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words Hic Jacet.
There is, besides, an inscription, which will enable me to recognize the stone; and as I am not willing, in an affair of delicacy and confidence, to keep the secret from your honor, here is the inscription: -- `Hic jacet venerabilis, Petrus Gulielmus Scott, Canon Honorab.
Hic Jacet or The Corpse in the Crescent will be a one off, free performance at the Book Rotunda, Library of Birmingham.
Harrison argues that the gesture that says, "This is a place"--the act by which humans both define and appropriate a place--occurs most fundamentally as people bury their dead and erect commemorative markers, Hic jacet, "here lies," thus becomes a key formula of community origins.
Just as the catchy alliteratio of Jacet jam gets into swing, the
Washington loved this exquisite science; such names as Baker, Beckwith, Judson, Smith, are imperishably linked with it; and even imperial Homer, in the ninth book of the Iliad, has said:</p> <pre> Fiat justitia, ruat caelum, Post mortem unum, ante bellum, Hic jacet hoc, ex-parte res, Politicum e-conomico est.
(94.) Yvonne Hebert, Wen-shya Jennifer Lee, Rolande Parel, and Christine Racicot, "English Second Language Learning and Identity Formation," Invited Major Paper prepared for the annual conference of the Japanese Association of College English Teachers (JACET), September 14-16, Sapporo, Japan.
10.30am The Cathedral Eucharist, Introit: Kyrie Jacet Granum- Jeffcoat, Jacet Granum - Jeffcoat, Psalm 23, Sanctus - Jacet Granum, Hymns.
Women had jacet string from hip to hip for front piece.
The cantus firmus for the Credo is the chant Jacet granum, the third respond for Matins and processions for the feast of St Thomas of Canterbury in the Use of Salisbury.
He does so when he claims that he will retrieve his lost drum from the field of battle, or "hic jacet" (3.6.62).
Its inscription reads: HIC JACET QUODDAM EX AQUA LONGIORE EXCERPTUM (Here lies an excerpt from a longer stretch of water).