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  • In natural actions their appetite is greater than their concoction, multa appetunt pauca digerunt as Rhasis hath it, they covet to eat, but cannot digest.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • For soli amantes, as [5499] Plato holds, pro amicis mori appetunt, only lovers will die for their friends, and in their mistress 'quarrel.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Omnia appetunt bonum, all creatures seek the best, and for their good as they hope, sub specie, in show at least, vel quia mori pulchrum putant (saith [2746] Hippocrates) vel quia putant inde se majoribus malis liberari, to be freed as they wish.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • For by this appetite the soul is led or inclined to follow that good which the senses shall approve, or avoid that which they hold evil: his object being good or evil, the one he embraceth, the other he rejecteth; according to that aphorism, Omnia appetunt bonum, all things seek their own good, or at least seeming good.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Note 56: PrSalQ, B294, p. 140: "Quare femine primo et secundo conceptus mense non appetanda appetunt, ut carbones et similia; in ceteris autem mensibus non est adeo irrationabilis earum appetitus?" back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • "Mali uero si adipiscerentur quod appetunt bonum, mali esse non possent."

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Sunt etiam qui horum fines causasque alterutro permutent, ut qui diuitias ob potentiam uoluptatesque desiderant uel qui potentiam seu pecuniae causa seu proferendi nominis appetunt.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Rebelliones enim cupiunt, seditiones enim appetunt, et ad omne nefas prompti sunt.

    The Story of Rouen

  • Ipsum quod suj causa eligitur quod omnia appetunt. quod prudentiam adepti eligunt quod efficiendi et custodiendj vim habet.

    Bacon is Shake-Speare

  • Eimque iatis promulgat dum mentibus noftris hoc oftendit Profe - cutionem Boni Communis eile Caufam neceflario requili* tam ad fcelicitatem quam flnguli neceilario appetunt.

    De legibus naturae, disquisitio philosophica, in qua earum forma, summa capita, ordo ...

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