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14:56 Apr 30, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: desunt caetera
in writings of johnathan swift at end of battle of the books

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na +1the rest is missingBranka Arrivé



11 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
the rest is missing

It's a phrase added at the end of manuscripts whose last pages (or sentences) have been lost. You can find it in Roget's Thesaurus under 'incompleteness' (see ref. 1). For an example of an incomplete text + caetera desunt, see ref. 2 but any web search can give you many more.

Branka Arrivé
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PRO pts in pair: 12

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