(Latin: through, across, over; beyond, by means of)
The motto of the state of Kansas, USA and Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina, USA.
This motto suggests that we achieve great things only by encountering and overcoming adversities; it will be rough going, but we will make it.
Augusta refers to holy places, angusta to narrow spaces; therefore, sometimes we can not achieve great results without suffering by squeezing through narrow spaces.
These words are traditionally used to open papal bulls.
Motto of Castle Jr. College, Windham, New Hampshire, USA.
Muriel, if I can persuade you to carry an umbrella, your argument for a walk through the park in this hot sun will convince me of your intention not to get skin cancer.
2. Not capable of being disturbed, damaged, or harmed.
3. Etymology: from Latin
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A person authorized to sign someone else's name to any document should add his or her own signature preceded by per.2. According to; by: "He acted per his supervisor's instructions."
"The work was done per his directions."