- bell-ringing a method rung on twelve bells
from Latin: superlative of magnus great
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You heard, Maximus, a little while ago, you heard my step-son—oh!
I do not intend to weary you, Maximus, with a long reply on these points.
I know, Maximus, that you will readily give a hearing to this letter.
But it was now a question how Maximus was to be got into the canoe.
She ran towards Maximus, who walked in advance and concealed me with his bulky form.