suaviter in modo, fortiter in re
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Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re—Gentle in manner, resolute in deed.
The representation of the parliament is very well drawn, 'suaviter in modo, fortiter in re'.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son|The Earl of Chesterfield
You should have given it him with more of the suaviter in modo and less of the fortiter in re.The Swan and Her Crew|George Christopher Davies
I like their fortiter in re, but utterly eschew their suaviter in modo.The Code of Honor|John Lyde Wilson
With the suaviter in modo was united, in no small proportion, the fortiter in re.The Oxford Reformers|Frederic Seebohm