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  • Nec audiendi qui solent dicere, "vox populi vox dei", quum tumultuositas vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit.

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  • Tacitus, informs us, I say, that Andronicus, being hoarse while singing in the interludes, got another to sing for him while he executed the dance; and thence came the custom of dividing interludes between dancers and singers: “Dicitur cantum egisse magis vigente motu quum nihil vocis usis impediebat.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • “Hæc quum dixisset, insufflavit et dixit eis, accipite spiritum sanctum” — Having spoken these words, he breathed on them, and said: Receive ye the holy breath — the holy spirit.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Et quum interdiu de virtute loquuti sunt, sero in latibulis clunes agitant labore nocturno, Agryppa.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Homicida qui non subvenit quum potest; hoc de Deo sine scelere cogitari non potest, utpote quum quod vult licet.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Nec enim loculis comitan tibus itur, ad casum tabulae, posita sed luditur arca Leinnius instit.ca. 44. mendaciorum quidem, et perjuriorum et paupertatis mater est alea, nullam habens patrimonii reverentiam, quum illud effuderit, sensim in furta delabitur et rapinas.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quales statuae (quod ait [2100] ille) quae sacris in aedibus columnis imponuntur, velut oneri cedentes videntur, ac si insudarent, quum revera sensu sint carentes, et nihil saxeam adjuvent firmitatem: atlantes videri volunt, quum sint statuae lapideae, umbratiles revera homunciones, fungi, forsan et bardi, nihil a saxo differentes.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Radix mandragora ebibitae, Annuli ex ungulis Asini, Stercus amatae sub cervical positum, illa nesciente, &c., quum odorem foeditatis sentit, amor solvitur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Totam noctem bene et pudice nemini molestus dormiendo transegit; mane autem quum nullius conscius facinoris sibi esset, et inertiae puderet, audisse se dicebat eum dolore calculi solere eam conflictari.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Tametsi quid homini dari potest majus quum gloria, laus, et aeternitas?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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