Robertus Oxoniæ Comes, mihi perfamiliaris et jucundus, fortiter obit, 1724.
The motto of Earl Newborough was "Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re."
A combination of the German fortiter in re with the American suaviter in modo would make the most efficient republic in the world.
You should have given it him with more of the suaviter in modo and less of the fortiter in re.
In civilizing a native race the suaviter in modo is a more dangerous process than the fortiter in re.
With the suaviter in modo was united, in no small proportion, the fortiter in re.
I will not deny that there are cases in which the suaviter in modo must be supplemented by the fortiter in re.
I like their fortiter in re, but utterly eschew their suaviter in modo.
He is firm, but gentle; and practices that most excellent maxim, 'suaviter in modo, fortiter in re'.
They have the fortiter in re for kicking, but not the suaviter in modo for corns.