University of Toronto
for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999
Pompa, pompæ. Cic. A pompe or solemne sight: a longe companie or trayne goeynge solemnely with any great man. A glorious ostentation or shewe in maner of a procession, as well in prosperitie and triumphe, as aduersitie and funeralles. ... Parare pompam triumphis. Ouid. To prepare a solemne shew for triumphes. ...
Pompa, ae, f. g. A pompe or solemne sight: a long company or traine going solemly with any great man, or in a shew: a glorious ostentation or shew in manner of a procession, as wel in prosperitie and triumph, as in adversitie and funeralls. Ferculum pompae. A pageant: a gay shew caried about either on mens showlders, or in carts.
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