latebra

lat·e·bra

(lat'ē-bră),
A flask-shaped region in large-yolked eggs extending from the animal pole to a dilated terminal portion near the center of the yolk such as in birds; it contains the main bulk of the white yolk.
[L. hiding place]
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My history overview, "Fiat Lux, Fiat Latebra" (1994), is one such text.
(What pleasure can one find in practicing Diana activity and in taking her cadences away from Venus?), sound much like Sulpicia 3.9.9-10: quidve iuvat furtim latebras intrare ferarum / candidaque hamatis crura notare rubis?
Quod si verum est, non foveat latebras sed apertius hoc sciatur; si vero non est, hypocrisis et simulatio confundatur" (Gilbert 62).
Ipse amet noctis latebras dolosae, me iuvet semper bona lux: nitentem da mihi lucem, dea magna, longos cernere in annos!
Multos enim recessus habet vita hominis & varias latebras vt in Epistolis scribit Plinius.