Another Maximus factor is the august Roman -us ending, with other names like Atticus, Cassius, Augustus and magnus heating up.
magnus Derrick, who sat next to Annixter, was the first to receive his letter.
This may be seen in the name the people gave him, which was that of magnus the Good.
But the dining-room was empty, and his mother told him that magnus and the editor were in the "office."
Many in panic leaped into the sea and were drowned, King magnus among them.
magnus, the king's son, overheard that and said: 'Now is he lying again, as is his wont.'
They were constantly together and magnus kept no secrets from his favourite son.
She held out her hand to magnus, which the placable Udaller instantly folded in his own ample palm.
His goal was to be in fact what magnus was only in name—governor.
At that moment King magnus came on deck, and recognized Sweyn.
Scandinavian masc. proper name, popular with early kings, the first to use it was Magnus I, king of Norway and Denmark (d.1047), who evidently took it in emulation of Charlemagne (Latin Carolus Magnus) under the impression that magnus (Latin, literally "great;" see magnate) was a personal name.