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  • After, the priest inciting us saith: Sursum corda, that is to say that the people heave their hearts upon high toward God.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7

  • It is also known by the Latin phrase sursum corda, meaning, “Lift up your hearts.”

    An Instructed Eucharist

  • Cost & Gear Mr. Kirmani pays 750 Hong Kong dollars a month in club dues, and the uniform, which includes trousers, a T-shirt and a corda—a string that indicates rank like colored belts in karate—costs HK$800.

    Fighting the Fun Fight

  • It is a sursum corda, a movement toward the above into which we are all called.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Tuere nos, Domine, quaesumus, tua sancta sumentes: et terram, quam vidimus nostris iniquitatibus trementem, superno munere firma; ut mortalium corda cognoscant, et te indignante talia flagella prodire, et te miserante cessare.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Os homens parecem relógios a que se deu corda, um homem é gerado e entra no mundo, o relógio da vida humana recebe de novo corda para repetir mais uma vez o seu velho estribilho gasto de eterna caixa de música, frase, compasso por compasso, com variações apenas sensíveis.

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  • Linked with this, then, was the other exclamation that still today, before the Eucharistic Prayer, is addressed to the community of the faithful: "Sursum corda" -- "Lift up your hearts", high above the tangled web of our concerns, desires, anxieties and thoughtlessness -- "Lift up your hearts, your inner selves!"

    Archive 2008-03-23

  • Musaeus Illa autem bene morata, per aedem quocunque vagabatur, sequentem mentem habebat, e oculos, et corda virorum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [4667] Aeeriae primum volucres te Diva tuumque significant initum, perculsae corda tua vi.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Tu vero licet Orpheus sis, saxa sono testudinis emolliens, nisi plumbea eorum corda, auri vel argenti malleo emollias, &c. Salisburiensis Policrat. lib.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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