In the exercise of government the sovereign is to be guided by one maxim, which contains all his duty: Salus populi suprema lex.
The chorus represent the populi of Heaven, and voice the sentiments of the many.
Divinum judicium, populi suffragium, co-episcoporum consensus.
Utinam Deus redimat nostro sanguino salutem Christiani populi.
Attendite reges & principes universi, juvenes et virgines & populi quique, & laudate Dominum in sanctis ejus.
Marcel returned home in ecstacy at his triumph, muttering to himself, Vox populi, voz Dei.
Salus populi suprema est lex—The well-being of the people is the supreme law.
Species; incongruence very common; S. Ocellatus and populi, 451.
Thenceforward, Vox populi must be the voice of Woman—man's having ceased to be heard.
They differ from populi in having the oblique stripes united in the dorsal line.
1540s, Latin, literally "voice of the people." The full maxim (first attested in Medieval Latin) is vox populi, vox Dei "the voice of the people is the voice of God." Short form vox pop attested by 1964.