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  • “My son Jack, Sir Richard, my son Jack, ingenui vultus puer.”

    Westward Ho!

  • Rosae formosaram oculis nascuntur, et hilaritas vultus elegantiae corona.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Animos tristes subito exhilarat, nubilos vultus serenat, austeritatem reponit, jucunditatem exponit, barbariemque facit deponere gentes, mores instituit, iracundiam mitigat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • That impression of her beauty is still fixed in his mind, — [5341] haerent infixi pectora vultus; as he that is bitten with a mad dog thinks all he sees dogs — dogs in his meat, dogs in his dish, dogs in his drink: his mistress is in his eyes, ears, heart, in all his senses.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Aut infeliciter venatus tam impatiens inde, ut summos saepe viros acerbissimis contumeliis oneraret, et incredibile est quali vultus animique habitu dolorem iracundiamque praeferret,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • O ter felix solum! beatus ego, si me calcaveris; vultus tuus amnes sistere potest, &c. 5467.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • His vultus minax, torvus aspectus, pallor in facie, in labiis tremor, stridor in dentibus, &c. 1692.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In Ovid it is, “The face of nature was the same throughout the universe,” which means not that all was homogeneous, but heterogeneous — this assemblage of different things appeared the same; “unus vultus.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Ovid has said in vain, that God has created us to look up to heaven: “Erectos ad sidera tollere vultus.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • That the usurer breaketh the first law, that was made for mankind after the fall, which was, in sudore vultus tui comedes panem tuum; not, in sudore vultus alieni.

    The Essays

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