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That he carried the odi profanum vulgus, et arceo too far cannot for a moment be doubted.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
Turner in 1538 says, "ligustrum arbor est non herba ut literatorū vulgus credit; nihil que minus est quam a Prymerose."The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare|Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
I said this was a figure of rhetoric, employed by his Lordship ad captandum vulgus.
Odi profanum vulgus et arceo; hence, ye profane: you would not understand the mighty lesson of the rag tank.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
His work is saturated with that contempt of the profanum vulgus which the profanum vulgus (humanly enough) seldom fails to return.A History of English Literature|George Saintsbury