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- ‘While there is some positive symbolism to be recognized in Mass coram populo, there is also a very negative symbolism.’
- ‘A girl gives or sells herself to anybody she chooses, and does it almost coram populo, without her reputation's suffering the slightest bit.’
- ‘Consecration through the vow of obedience, on the other hand, is made coram populo, that is, in front of everyone.’
Latin, literally in the presence of the people.
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