from the most remote antiquity.
- Ab extra
from the outside. Historical Examples He clothes reason with authority to determine what is inspiration, by saying that there can be no revelation “ab extra.” History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology John F. Hurst In this letter Blackwood told me the first ab extra opinion of the book, […]
- Ab esse
- Ab init.
ab init. Latin ab initio (from the beginning)
- Ab initio
from the beginning. Historical Examples Why should it not have been so ab initio, or at least at the beginning of the historical period for these parts? Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham It does seem doubtful whether the State can ab initio be the proprietor of a copyright. A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in […]