habena

habena

 [hah-be´nah] (pl. habe´nae) (L.)
the peduncle of the pineal body.

ha·be·na

, pl.

ha·be·nae

(hă-bē'nă, -bē'nē),
1. A frenum or restricting fibrous band.
2. A restraining bandage.
3. Synonym(s): habenula (2)
[L. strap]

ha·be·na

, pl. habenae (hă-bē'nă, -nē)
1. A frenum or restricting fibrous band.
2. A restraining bandage.
3. Synonym(s): habenula (2) .
[L. strap]
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Pero estos metros: <<lile ego, qui quondam gracili modulatus habena /Carmen, et egressus sylvis vicina coegi>> no dependen de un numero igual de silabas (pues el primero tiene 16, y el segundo, 14), sino de una semejanza de tiempo (ya que dos breves equivalen a una sola larga, y si se dice que esta ocupa un tiempo, cada verso debe realizarse en doce tiempos).
habenae (pluralis tantum), pero en el segundo, desaparecio este, y entonces habena se confundio con su homofona avena.
Perhaps inevitably, great antipathy existed between the two groups: "Our householding Scots, or quiet and civil-living people - that is, all who lead a decent and reasonable life - these men hate, on account of their differing speech, as much as they do the English".(18) Only the Lowlanders lived under the governance of reason (sub rationis habena).