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  • Zeno the philosopher lost all his goods by shipwreck, [3821] he might like of it, fortune had done him a good turn: Opes a me, animum auferre non potest: she can take away my means, but not my mind.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Is not the observation, Omnia mutantur, nil interit, a contemplation in philosophy thus, that the quantum of nature is eternal? in natural theology thus, that it requireth the same omnipotency to make somewhat nothing, which at the first made nothing somewhat? according to the Scripture, Didici quod omnia opera, quoe fecit Deus, perseverent in perpetuum; non possumus eis quicquam addere nec auferre.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • Quando cum hoc mandato nostro homines illorum ad vos venerint ex pr鎑icta Anglia, si nauis venerit ad portum vestrum, et si res et merces ex naue exemerint, et vendiderint, et tricessimam secundam partem reddiderint, et res qu� manserint Constantinopolim auferre velint, patiantur: Et si aliquis contra priuilegium et articulos eius aliquid ageret, non sinatis, nec vos facite: et impediri non sinatis eos, vt rect� Constantinopolim venientes in suis negotiationibus sine molestia esse possint.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Quando cum hoc mandato nostro homines illorum ad vos venerint ex pr鎑icta Anglia, si nauis venerit ad portum vestrum, et si res et merces ex naue exemerint, et vendiderint, et tricessimam secumdam partem rediderint, et res qu� manserint Constantinopolim auferre velint, patiantur: Et si aliquis contra priuilegium et articulos eius aliquid ageret, non sinatis, nec vos facite: et impediri non sinatis eos, vt rect� Constantinopolim venientes in suis negotiationibus sine molestia esse possint.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • And, in general, dikaousthai is “jus in judicio auferre;” and dikaiōsai is “justum censere, declarare pronuntiare;” and how in the Scripture it is constantly opposed unto

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • For the sentiment of this line, compare Sen _Med_ 176 'Fortuna opes auferre, non animum potest', where Costa cites Accius 619-20 Ribbeck2

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • 'Libyamque auferre tyranno dum regnum te, Roma, facit'; vii.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • And it was declared of the herb by another ancient author: _Vinum potatum quo sit macerata buglossa moerorum cerebri dicunt auferre periti_: --

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Multí hominés aurí cupiditáte inductí haec póma auferre iam anteá cónátí erant.

    Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles A First Latin Reader

  • Id tamen auferre erat summae difficultátis; nón modo enim locus ipse égregié et nátúrá et arte erat múnítus, sed etiam dracó quídam specié terribilí arborem custódiébat.

    Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles A First Latin Reader

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