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  • Spaniards are white, and so are Italians, when as the inhabitants about [3054] Caput bonae spei are blackamoors, and yet both alike distant from the equator: nay they that dwell in the same parallel line with these Negroes, as about the Straits of Magellan, are white coloured, and yet some in Presbyter John's country in

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Si minus molestiae circa ventriculum aut ventrem, in iis cerebrum primario afficitur, et curare oportet hunc affectum, per cibos flatus exortes, et bonae concoctionis, &c. raro cerebrum afficitur sine ventriculo.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ad Caput bonae spei incolae sunt nigerrimi: Si sol causa, cur non Hispani et Italiaeque nigri, in eadem latitudine, aeque distantes ab Aequatore, hi ad Austrum, illi ad Boream? qui sub

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • He desires to distinguish himself among his fellow-creatures; and, alicui negotio intentus, prreclari facinoris, aut artis bonae, faman quaerit.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • The Latin, if I remember right, reads "Peace on earth to men of good will," in terra pax hominibus bonae voluntatis - I can't quote the Greek, but we often hear "Peace on earth, good will to men." A VOICE CRYING.

  • Bradwardine disposed to regard Edward as puer (or rather juvenis) bonae spei et magnae indolis, a youth devoid of that petulant volatility which is impatient of, or vilipends, the conversation and advice of his seniors, from which he predicted great things of his future success and deportment in life.


  • And therefore in that style or addition, which is and hath been long well received and brought in use, felicis memoriae, piae memoriae, bonae memoriae, we do acknowledge that which Cicero saith, borrowing it from Demosthenes, that bona fama propria possessio defunctorum; which possession I cannot but note that in our times it lieth much waste, and that therein there is a deficience.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Boethius is found in In Isagogen Por - phyrii Commenta, Corpus Scriptorem Ecclesiasticorum Lati - norum, Vol. XLVIII (Vienna, 1906), 135-69; also Quomodo substantiae in eo quod sint bonae sint cum non sint substan - tialia bona (London, 1928), pp. 44-45; and in De Trinitate

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • * Nemo quisquam hominum sive ad cogitandum, sive ad operandum quodcunque bonum potest esse idoneus; nisi qui fuerit munere gratuito divinae opitulationis adjutus; ab ipso namque est initium bonae voluntatis, ab ipso facultas boni operis, ab ipso perseveantia bonae conversationis.


  • 'Adiecere bonae paulo plus artis Athenae, scilicet ut vellem curvo dignoscere rectum atque inter silvas Academi quaerere verum.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors


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