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si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice

[see kwahy-ris pey-nin-soo-lahm ah-moi-nahm keer-koo m-spi-ke; English sahy kweer-is puh-nin-suh-lam uh-mee-nam ser-kuhm-spuh-see]
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Latin.
  1. if you are seeking a pleasant peninsula, look around you: motto of Michigan.
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Historical Examples

  • Si monumentum requiris, circumspice; it points us back to London.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • For the corroboration of the latter half, go to Girgenti and circumspice.

    Vacation days in Greece

    Rufus B. Richardson

  • Such is Methodism on paper; of Methodism in practice we can only say Circumspice.

  • Si monumentum requiris, circumspice—If you seek his monument, look around.