His wife was, at that time, generis communis, and procured him friends at court.
In Lewisham Churchyard is one of the death's head series almost sui generis.
An inscription at the foot of the pedestal says, Humani generis auspicia.
1787, Latin, literally "of one's own kind, peculiar." First element from sui, genitive of suus "his, her, its, one's," from Old Latin sovos, from PIE root *swe-, pronoun of the third person (see idiom).
A person or thing that is unique, in a class by itself: “She is an original artist; each of her paintings is sui generis.” From Latin, meaning “of its own kind.”