Definition of Merses
1. merse [n] - See also: merse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merses
Literary usage of Merses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, Henry Jackson (1882)
"merses profundo, pulchrior euenit; ... Many seem to have felt the strangeness of ' merses, euenit ' followed by ..."
2. Hymni usitati Latine redditi: with other verses by James Anthony Lawson (1883)
"... magna aderit dies, O fonte merses me sacrati Sanguinis, ... laeta aderit dies, O fonte merses me sacrati Sanguinis, ..."
3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"To such idle boasts we reply in the words of Horace— ' merses profundo, pulchrior evenit.' We are not eager to dispute about terms; and if the good old name ..."