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  • In the Council the King had his Court-Rex habet curiam suam in consilio suo -- and from its sitting in the Starred Chamber it was not infrequently called the Court of Star Chamber or simply the Star Chamber.

    Appeals to the Privy Council

  • In emblem 169, entitled, "One ought to fear even the tiniest creatures" (A minimis quoque timendum), Alciati writes: "The beetle wages war and provokes his enemy of his own accord; even though inferior in strength he surpasses her in cunning" (Bella gerit scarabeus, et hostem provocat ultro, Robore et inferior, consilio superat). back

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Sanguis amasiae, ebibitus omnem amoris sensum tollit: Faustinam Marci Aurelii uxorem, gladiatoris amore captam, ita penitus consilio Chaldaeorum liberatam, refert

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cistam posuit ex Medicorum consilio prope eum, in quem alium se mortuum fingentem pacuit; hic in cista jacens, &c. 3467.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Noctuae ocum abstemios facit comestum, ex consilio Jarthae Indorum gymnosophistae apud Philostratum lib.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ubi multos dies manent jejuni consilio sacerdotum auxilia invocantes.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Amoveatur ab illa, consilio viri quem timet, ostendendo pericula saeculi, judicium inferni, gaudia

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Aegri persuasio et fiducia, omni arti et consilio et medicinae praeferenda.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Qui igitur primi virtute & consilio praestanti extiterunt, ii perspecto genere humanae docilitatis atque ingenii, dissipatos unum in locum congregarunt, eosque ex feritate illa ad justitiam ac mansuetudinem transduxerunt.

    An Enquiry into the Principles of Morals

  • The words of the comic poet of ancient times remain good: Quae res in se neque consilium, neque modum habet ullum, eam consilio regere non potes.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

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