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 Vol’ume (2 syl.).Vox Populi Vox Dei. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Vox et Præterea Nihil.
 
Echo; a threat not followed out. When the Lacedemonian plucked the nightingale, on seeing so little substance he exclaimed, “Vox tu es, et nihil præterea.” (phiomeganu&alphac; tauυ tauiotazeta &epsism;sigmasigma&iotagr; kappaalpha&iotagr; oυdeltaε&nusm; &alphrgac;lambdalambdao Plut. Opp. Mor. Apophthegmata Laconica.)   1
 


 Vol’ume (2 syl.).Vox Populi Vox Dei. 

 
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